ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Rich Peasants, Industry and Accumulation-Payment of Cane Price by Maharashtra s Sugar Co-operatives

Payment of Cane Price by Maharashtra's Sugar Co-operatives' Ignatius Chithelen A non-Brahman rich peasant elite, engaged in sugarcane cultivation for about half a century, had by the 1950s established a powerful position for themselves in the socio-political and economic life of Maharashtra. This power, which they continue to wield, has its chief economic base in sugar, ie, both cultivation of sugarcane and its processing.

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