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Operation Barga and land reforms an Indian experiment by Tushar Kanti Ghosh

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Published by B.R. Pub. Corp., Distributed by D.K. Publishers" Distributors in Delhi, New Delhi, India .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Sharecropping -- India.,
  • Land reform -- India.

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Edition Notes

StatementTushar Kanti Ghosh.
LC ClassificationsHD1478.I5 G48 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2359131M
ISBN 108170183154
LC Control Number86900505

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Operation Barga, the land reform movement introduced by the erstwhile Left Front government in , had recorded the names of sharecroppers (bargadars), giving them . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ghosh, Tushar Kanti. Operation Barga and land reforms. Delhi: B.R. Pub. Corp. ; New Delhi, India: Distributed by D.K. Land reforms in India usually refer to redistribution of land from the rich to the poor. Land reforms are often connected with re-distribution of agricultural land and hence it is related to agrarian reforms too. Land reforms include regulation of ownership, operation, leasing, sales, and inheritance of land (indeed, the redistribution of the land itself requires legal changes). Operation Barga and Land Reforms: An Indian Experiment [Ghosh, Tushar Kanti] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Operation Barga and Land Reforms: An Indian ExperimentAuthor: Tushar Kanti Ghosh.

during their rule in West Bengal that they have done too much to the rural poor people. They demand that their bases are in the rural areas especially to the peasant community. They claimed that they have done a lot of land reforms and distributed vested land to rural poor and marginal peasants, registered sharecroppers by the operation barga andFile Size: 1MB. After promising land reforms and elected to power in West Bengal in , the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) kept their word and initiated gradual land reforms, such as Operation Barga. The result was a more equitable distribution of land among the . lier. As the state's Land Reforms Com-missioner, I had published two antholo-gies in Bengali. One was titled 'From Tebhaga to Operation Barga' and the other was 'From Santhal Rebellion to Operation Barga'. For the release of the first book, we chose village Khanpur in West Dinajpur district, where on Febru , 22 persons including a number. Operation Barga (O.B). There has grown up a good crop of literature on the different facets of land reforms. The major substantive areas covered in this study include: (a) the historical roots and modus operandi of land reforms especially Operation Barga; (b) the linkage between productivity and land reforms on traditional sources of finance;.

The way jurisdiction over land is distributed among members of a community has a powerful influence over how efficiently land is used, the incidence of poverty, and the level of inequality in the community. Yet much land in less developed countries is underutilized and/or misused from a sustainability standpoint: lack of access to land or unfavorable terms of access remain a fundamental . The sur­plus land will be vested in the State and will be distributed among the landless labourers and small and marginal farmers with uneconomic holdings. Operation Barga: Operation barga implies the right of the cul­tivator, i.e., the bargadar, to cultivate land which the belongs to the owner, i.e., the jotedar. context of tenancy reforms (Operation Barga) in West Bengal, India studied previously by Banerjee, Gertler and Ghatak (JPE ). We utilize a disaggregated farm panel, controlling for other land reforms, agriculture input supply services, infrastructure spending of local governments, and potential endogeneity of land reform implementation. Land Reforms Administration in West Bengal by Prabhat Kumar Datta. New Delhi, India: Daya Publishing House, Printed Pages: with tables, maps and indexes.. First Edition. Hardcover. New/New. 15 x 23 Cm.