On September 14, 2020, the Indian Parliament finally convened after six months of inactivity during the country’s COVID-induced lockdown.
Despite widespread agrarian distress and opposition to neoliberal reforms that will entrench corporate control over agriculture, the Modi regime is attempting to push through three agriculture ordinances in this monsoon session of parliament.
A united platform of peasant organisations and civil society organisations convened the Janta (People’s) Parliament in August.
The Peoples’ Parliament adopted resolutions to revoke these anti-farmer bills and discussed an equitable alternative agenda for Indian agriculture.
Here’s our video on the Janta Parliament’s work: