India’s Farmers’ Protest: Panel Discussion

Over the last four months, India has witnessed one of the largest social movements in recent history with over 250 million people joining a nationwide movement demanding the repeal of three new agriculture laws. Hundreds of thousands of farmers who organized a march on the national capital, Delhi, are now gathered on the outskirts of the city continuing the protest while facing crackdowns from the government.

Learn more about the events that started these protests, the geopolitics that catalysed them and the stakes and repercussions for the future of India and the world. 

Panelists:
Prof. Navyug Gill 
Historian of agrarian labor and subaltern politics in South Asia

Kavita Krishnan
Secretary of the All India Progressive Women's Association (AIPWA) and member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (CPI-ML)

Prof. Anand Vaidya (Moderator)
Anthropologist of environmental politics and political economy

This event is organized by the Desi Club.

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Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Faculty, Students, Staff

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Desi Club
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