Sunday, April 25, 2010
DILEMMAS IN AGRICULTURE – A Personal Story - By Gorrepati Narendra Nath
DILEMMAS IN AGRICULTURE – A Personal Story
- By Gorrepati Narendra Nath
Edited and Supllemented by Uma Shankari
The book discusses Narendranath's experiences in organic and chemical farming, the problems faced by farmers in water, electricity, markets, etc, and his efforts to mobilize farmers, especially on electricity. It discusses issues related to livestock, forest, healthy food and lifestyle, problems of agricultural workers who belong by and large to the Scheduled Castes and Naren's efforts to mobilize people against untouchability and pressure government to carry out land reforms. It describes the plight of artisans and service castes, and lastly, discusses the farming sector in the international context, talks about alternatives and naren's thought on creative, constructive action needed.
Vasudhaiva Kutumbkam Publication (P) Ltd,
XC - 7, Saha Vikas Apts,
Plot no 68, IP Extension,
Patparganj, Delhi- 110 092,
Price: Rs. 120
Copies are available at Hyderabad Book Trust also.
It is the English version of ITLU OKA RAITU (Telugu) published by Hyderabad Book Trust in the year 2008.