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August 5, 2012

All-Indian Kisan Sabha - Indian History - APPSC Group 1 Mains and Prelims

• United Provinces of Kisan Sabha, founded in 1918.

• The Andhra Provincial Ryots Association was started in 1928.

• Bihar Kisan Sabha in 1929 by Swami Sahajanand Saraswathi.

• The formation of the Congress Socialist Party in 1934.

• The All-India Kisan Sabha was formed in April 1936 at Lucknow with Swami Shajanand as President and N.G. Ranga as General-Secretary.

• The first session of the All-India Kisan Sabha was addressed by Jawaharlal Nehru. Others participants included Ram Manohar Lohia, Sohan Singh Josh, Indulal Yagnik, Jaya Prakash Narayan, Acharya Narendra Deva, Kamal Sarkar.

• A Kisan Sabha manifesto was finalized and this was adopted by the Congress at Faizabad session.

• The Kisan Sabha held its 2nd session along with the Faizpur Congress Session in 1936.

Peasant Movements during Indian National Congress Ministries (1937-39)

• In Bengal, Kisan Sabha activities included a successful agitation against Canal Tax in Burdwan, and the Hat Tola movement in North Bengal.

• This was against a levy collected by the landlords from peasants at hat (weekly market).

• In Punjab, Kisan Sabhas emerged in the early 1930s through the efforts of Naujawan Bharat Sabha, Kirti Kisan, the Congress and Akali acitivists.

• 2 Major issues were resettlement of land revenue and increase in canal tax or water rate.

• Major struggles broke out, especially after the Haripur session of the Congress in 1938, in Jaipur, Kashmir, Rajkot, Patiala, Hyderabad, Mysore, Travancore etc.

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3 comments:

sachin said...

The All-India Kisan Sabha was formed in April 1936
and how come • The Kisan Sabha held its 2nd session along with the Faizpur Congress Session in 1932

Saidul Naik said...

corrected to 1936. The Kisan Sabha held its 2nd session along with the Faizpur Congress Session in 1936

sk jahiruddin said...

Nice work

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