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The Maval Land Struggle

The police firing on unarmed protesting farmers in Maval tehsil of Pune in late July was of a pattern where the ruling politician-land mafia nexus uses the police to violently put down any opposition to their usurping agricultural land for urban development. Despite this instance of protest, the peasants of Maval are yet to build an organised resistance strong enough to hold back the State.
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