Pepsu Muzara Movement Current Affairs, GK & News
The Pepsu Muzara Movement was a protest by the farmers in Punjab region in 1930s. The entire province was known as PEPSU (Patiala and East Punjab States Union) before being named Punjab in the 1950s. The term ‘Muzara’ refers to landless farmers. The movement was started in demand for ownership rights for the farmers who had tilled it for many years. In 1952, the people got the ownership rights to the land after payment of a one-time compensation.
The date “March 19” evoked several painful memories at Kishangarh village of Mansa district. In the year 1949, in the Kishangarh village, four farmers were killed on the same date during the “Pepsu Muzara movement”. This movement and those farmers were remembered at several sites of ongoing farmer’s protest. About Muzara Movement This movement was ..
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