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

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Class Relations in Indian Agriculture

Ashok Rudra The author, in the course of this article, develops and presents a thesis regarding the class composition of the Indian agricultural population. The thesis is that there are only two classes in Indian agriculture, one of which is termed 'the class of big landowners', the other 'the class of agricultural labourers'. These two classes are in antagonistic contradiction with each other, and this contradiction con- stitutes the principal contradiction in our rural society.

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