Unity in adversity

  • 30/08/2005

Unity in adversity A grand mahapanchayat (mega assembly) was held on July 24, 2005, in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district by thousands of farmers demanding more water for irrigation. The protestors were opposing the alleged mismanagement in water distribution in the Phase I area of the Indira Gandhi Canal Project. Earlier, the issue had led to widespread protests, leading to killing of some farmers in police firing see Down To Earth,

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