ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Agrarian Transformation in a District of West Bengal

This brief note reports on an important transformation that has taken place in recent years in the Birbhum district of West Bengal—the virtual elimination of the Kisheni system of annual crop-sharing contract between a cultivator and a labourer which was widely prevalent in the district. 


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