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Science and Sustainable Development

Development Anant R S Phadke It is time that the Left addressed itself to reshaping its politics around a hegemonistic programme of sustainable people-based development. The recently-concluded 'vidnyan yatra' through 10 villages on the banks of the Krishna river set out to initiate such MUKTI SANGHARSH, a group well known Tor its anti-drought movement in the eastern part or the Sangli district in Maharashtra and for its tiny 'Baliraja' dam with its principle of equal distribution of water and an experiment in sustainable agriculture, has now taken up the issue of degradation of agriculture and social life in the irrigated part of the Sangti district. A beginning has been made by organising a 'vidnyan yatra' in 10 selected villages on the banks of Krishna river on the issue of sustainable agricultural development as an alternative to the current green revolution strategy.

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