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

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KARNATAKA- Peasant Protest against Diversion of Water Resources

Peasant Protest against Diversion of Water Resources Muzaffar Assadi OF late peasants in different parts of Karnataka are asserting their identity as a class both at the level of civil society and the state as mainfest in the ongoing struggles in different parts of north Karnataka, Bangalore, and in Sira in Tumkur, They are raising such issues as electricity charges, debts, slump in agricuItural prices, famines, and the suicide of farmers, They are increasingly challenging the state's altitude towards the issues of development, of deprivation, of human rights violation and of international capitalism.

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