Invitation for Kisan Panchayath
Sunday, May 13, 2007
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Hereby, we invite you to attend a Kisan Convention being held at Patiala on 19-20-21 May, 2007 by the People's Democratic Front of India (PDFI) and its constituent organisations working in the agriculture sector. The convention is addressed to the burning issues that confront the peasants of India today. It will take up the question of indebtedness, suicides and the threat of land acquisition for various projects including SEZ. It will also arrange a session to discuss various movements going over on these issues throughout the country and ways and means to coordinate all these movements to initiate a countrywide united movement.
Probable Program: (The exact timing and details of the programme will be sent later.)
Cultural Evening and Night: Artists and cultural troops from various states will focus on Agrarian Crisis and struggle against it in various cultural forms.
(1) First Session: Inaugural Session
(2) Second Session: Indebtedness , Suicides and Unified Farmer's Movement
(3) Third Session: The Land Acquisition for Various Projects including SEZ , Displacement and
Coordinated Peoples Movement
(4) Fourth Session: Concluding Session:
1. Reporting and Discussion on the Ongoing Movements and Struggles on Issues and Demands of Peasants /Farmers, especially against Indebtedness, Land Acquisition and SEZ
2. Future Coordination of Various Struggles/ Movements and Organisations for Building a Unified All India Movement
In this Kisan Panchayat (Convention) most of the organizations, working in different part of the country on the issues and demands of the peasants / farmers, are being invited.
Your organisation is cordially invited to take part in the Kisan Panchayat (Convention). Please make sure your presence and contribute in deliberations. Strengthen the solidarity of peasant organisations and build a mighty movement against WTO, MNCs and Anti-peasant Policies of Indian rulers and state.
Dr. B.D.Sharma (011-24353997), Madhuri (94253-13918), Rakesh Rafique (94253-13918), Arjun Prasad Singh (99684-22834), Balkar singh Dakaunda (094176-24866), Harjinderjit Singh (94630-47216), Thomas Mathew, Tehal singh and Dr. Darshanpal (094172-69294)
For The Sub-committee on Agriculture Crisis, People's Democratic Front of India (PDFI)
Participating Organisations: B.K.U. (Ekta), Punjab, Milkmen and dairy Union, Punjab, Bhoomiheen Kisan Sngharash Samiti, U.P., Kisan Sangharash Samiti, Moradabad, U.P., Mukti Vahini, Mainpuri, U.P., Jan Mukti Morcha, Ajamgarh, U.P, Jan Mukti Morcha, Basti, U.P., Bihar Kisan Samiti, Bihar, Janwadi Mazdoor Kisan Sabha, Bihar, Chhatisgarh Kisan Union, Chhatisgarh, Jagruk Adivasi Dalit Sanghatan, M.P.,Adivasi Mukti Morcha, M.P.,All India Praja Poratala Samiti, A.P.,Andhra Pradesh Rythu Coolie Sangham (APRCS),Bharat Jan Andolan
Contact: 094172-69294, 094176-24866, 94253-13918, 99684-22834, 94630-47216, 011-24353997, 94253-13918
posted by Resistance 5/13/2007 09:01:00 AM,