ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Sharecropping in West Bengal-From Independence to Operation Barga

From Independence to Operation Barga Biplab Dasgupta This paper begins with an examination of the reforms undertaken during the fifties under the Congress regime in West Bengal mainly the Acts of1950, 1953 and 1955 and their impact on sharecroppers. This is followed by a review of the legislative and administrative decisions taken during the seventies, again under the Congress regime which were very radical in content, but were not meant to be implemented.

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