The writer is director, Institute for Development and Communication, Chandigarh
Pramod Kumar writes: The class which has ruled Punjab since the mid-’60s has joined this protest. With an abundance of human and material resources at its disposal, it can provide sustainability to the movement
No doubt, with these laws, agricultural operations may become more efficient, but they threaten to lead to the marginalisation of the farmers. In other words, agriculture may flourish, but agriculturists could perish.
Events of 1984 still scar the Punjab mindscape. A People’s Commission and a Peace Memorial are needed.
A lesson from Punjab: High-command politics is past its sell-by date.
Illegal emigration from Punjab is linked to a history of seeking opportunity and currently rising prosperity