ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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SUGARCANE-Growers Lobby Prevails Again

kardas are used as security agents by the contractor. Needing more information, some members of the local democratic rights organisation went to this yard and found that the workers were being guarded by one of the thakardas who called himself a security personnel but was not so registered by the contractor. Attempts to talk to the workers were prevented and the workers were in fact threatened. When a worker asked for medical help for his wife who had slipped, he was beaten up and had to flee the yard with his wife. A police case was registered.

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