ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Agricultural Modernisation and Social Inequality

Such agricultural modernisation as was introduced by the British raj was based on exploitative land, labour and credit relations and was promoted with our eye to colonial interests. The modernisation that independent India has witnessed has improved the lot of peasants of all categories, but the large farmers have come to dominate rural society. Social equality remains elusive.

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