Tag: West Bengal farmers

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  • Has Bengal’s farm income trebled?

    Has Bengal’s farm income trebled?

    Going by the statistics of the State Government, the growth rate of individual farmer’s household income increased from 18.4 per cent in 2012-13 to 20.3 per cent in 2013-14 and then declined to 13.2 per cent in 2014-15. If we now add to it the floods of 2015 and 2017, trebling of farmer’s income over 2011-18 seems unlikely.

    January 2, 2019
  • Mamata pays tributes to martyrs of Nandigram

    Mamata pays tributes to martyrs of Nandigram

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday paid tribute to the martyrs of the anti -land acquisition movement in Nandigram and said her government was committed to protecting the rights of the farmers. "Remembering the martyrs of Nandigram on the 10th anniversary of the shameful event. We are committed to protect our farmers," Banerjee …

    March 14, 2017