Mass movement for land rights to be launched in 2018

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Nov 2017 10:55:01


Staff Reporter,

Government should immediately take concrete steps to resolve the problems of the poor and to bring land reforms or be ready to face the nationwide mass movement. Under the leadership of prominent Gandhian Dr S N Subbarao, mass movement on land reform will be initiated throughout the country on October 2, 2018. This announcement was made by Rajgopal PV, founder Ekta Parishad, during the National People’s Parliament on land reforms at Phoolbagh Maidan, Gwalior.

While addressing the People’s Parliament, he said that the movement will start simultaneously in 200 districts of the country in 2018 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti under the leadership of Subbarao, the social worker of the South Krishnamal Jagannath and Vinoba Bhave’s disciple, Balvijay Bhai. On this day, thousands of people will make Satyagrah on Rajghat of New Delhi and also will make Satyagrah in their district. And thousands of people from Palwal will start foot-march.

The renowned Gandhian. Dr S N Subbarao said that land reform issue is related to the prosperity of the country and the poor and it is related to the second revolution of independence. Former minister and MP from Shivpuri Jyotiraditya Scindia said that demand for land and roof for survival of every single person is justified. He said that after the Agra Agreement, the present government of the Centre has not done any work in this direction. He appealed to Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to fulfill their promise. Dr Ransingh Parmar, President of Ekta Parishad, said that in the order of priority, the government should distribute homestead land rights to all homeless poor.

Maya Singh, Minister, WCD, Madhya Pradesh, participated in the people's parliament on the instructions of the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. She said that the government is determined to give to grant forest rights, homestead land rights and housing. Hearing the MP to tribalcommunities. Hiraji, Member of Parliament from Kokrajhar, Assam, expressed his support for the movement. Madhya Pradesh Convenor of Aam Aadmi Party Alok Agarwal said that it has been nine years for the implementation of the Forest Rights Act but tribal did not get their forest rights. Rajendra Singh, waterman of India said that land allotment to landless people is extremely important. Former MLA Gautam Sagar Rana from Jharkhand, Chandrashekhar Pran from Teesari Sarkar Abhiyan, Sheopur district panchayat member . Mamta Tiwari and representatives from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Manipur, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, West Bengal are addressed the Public Parliament. Ekta Kala Manch presented revolutionary song during the program. Ramesh Sharma conducted this programme.

Aneesh Thillenkery, Shraddha Kashyap, Nirbhay Singh, Santosh Singh, Anil Gupta, Ramdatt Singh Tomar, Preeti Tiwari, Harimohan, Prashant PV, Kuldeep Tiwari, Manish Rajput, Dongar Sharma, Ramprakash, Satish Mishra, Sunil Singhai, Deepak Agrawal, Udaybhan Singh Parihar, Kasturi Patel and many others worked for arrangement of this convention.