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Forgetful of the TNCs

 separating them from the rich peasant- landlord leadership and bringing them into struggles in a major way. And there is finally the problem of caste, which is interwoven with these class issues and is touched on by nearly all the authors and grappled with by Sen Gupta, but still not I think adequately analysed; it is still a major stumbling block of Indian rural movements. Das's Introduction emphasises his concern with "peasants' awareness" of the forces impinging on them, yet all contributors keep referring to harijans, a term which dalit mlitants in all the places 5 am familiar with despise: are the Biharis that different? Connected with this is the role of adivasis; the Jharkhand movement and 'Chota Nagpur' region are only touched on.

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