Activity

  • Reporting on the current peasant struggle in India II
    Activity Date: Friday, January 29, 2021 - 12:00 UTC
    Duration: 55 min
    Brief Description:

    Farmers from all over India are sitting tight in tractors and trucks blocking all the roads to the capital city of Delhi since 60 days (!) from November 26th 2020, protesting against the new laws which would pave way for corporate capture of agriculture. Participants in the agitation discuss the issues and demands made by the farmers
    - Chennaih - a leader of the farm workers union
    - Kapil Shah - an advocate of organic farming, Jatan Trust
    - Kiran Vissa - fighting for economic justice for farmers, AIKSCC
    - Seema Kukrani - Women Farmers Rights Forum
    - Uma Shankari - an organic farmer

    Language(s) of the Activity: English
    How to get in touch and participate in activity?:

    umanarendranath@gmail.com

    Platform used for the transmission:

    https://zoom.us/j/97209329974

    Topics: Peasant's farming, Social movement
    Thematic space(s) of the activity: Climate, ecology and environment, Economic justice