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CCS Webinar: What do the Indian Farm Laws Say and Why Are the Farmers Protesting Against Them?

11 November, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Facilitated by:Andries Motau & Danford Chibvongodze
Topic:
In November 2021, the protest of the Indian farmers against the three farm laws passed by the Government of India in June 2020 will complete one year. What are the so-called ‘Farm law’ about and why are Indian farmers opposed to them? D’Souza’s talk will analyse the three farm laws and analyse the far-reaching impact it will have on the agrarian sector in India and the ways in which the farmers’ protests are changing the political landscape in the country.
Radha D’Souza B.A (Philosophy, University of Mumbai), LLB (University of Mumbai) and PhD (Geography and Law, University of Auckland)
Speaker Bio:
Radha D’Souza B.A (Philosophy, University of Mumbai), LLB (University of Mumbai) and PhD (Geography and Law, University of Auckland). Radha practiced as a barrister in the High Court of Bombay and taught at the Universities of Auckland and Waikato in New Zealand before coming to University of Westminster. Radha is a writer, critic and commentator on Third World issues and a social justice activist.

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Centre for Civil Society
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0312603195
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ccs@ukzn.ac.za
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