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A Note on Singur

What Made the 'Unwilling Farmers' Unwilling?

An examination of the landholdings of those farmers who were unwilling to sell their holdings to facilitate the Tata car factory in Singur suggests that only a very small number among them had substantial holdings and livelihoods tied to them. What then was the real reason for the protests in Singur led by many "unwilling farmers"?

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