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Rise of Kulak Power and Caste Struggle in North India

North India Pradhan H Prasad While the rise of the political power of kulaks is associated with the development of capitalism in agriculture, there is no one-to-one correspondence between the two. It is only when, after the development of capitalism in agriculture, the kulaks' class interests come into clash with the class interests of the ruling class that the seed of political struggle between the two is sown. In India this process gets complicated because of traditional feudal identities related to caste and religion. An overview of the rise of kulak power and caste struggle in different parts of north India.

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