Land Reforms

Tebhaga Movement

December 20, 2015

The Tebhaga movement was led by the share croppers of the Bengal region against the oppressive jotedars in 1946-47. The uprising was due to the share cropping system that prevailed in the Bengal. During the early nineteen century a new class of rich peasants known as jotedars...

Difference between Land Reforms and Agrarian Reforms

December 5, 2015

Land reforms refers to a wide variety of specific programmes and measures to bring about more effective control and use of land for the benefit of the community as a whole. Land reforms generally comprise the takeover of land by state from big land lords with partial...

Agricultural Census

May 10, 2015

Every five years, an agricultural census is conducted in India. First such census was done in 1970s and the reference year for the first Agriculture Census was 1970-71.  Under this scheme, centre provides funds to states and entire work is done by the states only. Data in...

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