Why Are Indian Farmers Protesting the Liberalization of Indian Agriculture?

Shoumitro Chatterjee and Aprajit Mahajan

from ARE Update Vol. 24, No. 5, May/Jun, 2021

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Abstract

Farmers in India fear that new laws will enable corporations to exploit them. The most vocal protests have been in the states of Punjab and Haryana. The roots lie in the Green Revolution of the 1960s.

Keywords

Indian agriculture, Farm Laws, Farmer protests, Minimum Support Prices, Green Revolution, Intermediaries

Citation

Shoumitro Chatterjee and Aprajit Mahajan. "Why Are Indian Farmers Protesting the Liberalization of Indian Agriculture?" ARE Update 24(5)(2021):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/filer/file/1624402747/20073/