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Sikh farmers in Kutch sceptical

Chandigarh: Farmers settled in Kutch remain sceptical of Narendra Modi’s assurance that they will not be evicted from their land. Speaking at the Jagroan rally today, Modi had said that vested interests were spreading canards in this regard. Sikh farmers, allotted land in the Kutch region of Gujarat in the sixties, were sent eviction notices by the Gujarat Government. The notices ...

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Gujarat to defreeze 52 Sikh farmers’ land

Chandigarh: The Narendra Modi Government has decided to defreeze the land of 52 Sikh farmers in the Kutch region, say sources. In all, the fate of 800 farmers from Punjab and Haryana settled in Kutch since 1965 has been in the balance after Gujarat froze their land ownership on technical grounds. The matter is in the Supreme Court. The state government ...

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Modi govt. trying to evict Sikh farmers from Kutch: Congress

New Delhi: Even as BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was holding a public rally here, the Congress’s Punjab State unit, led by Partap Singh Bajwa, raised the issue of “discrimination [of] and injustice” to Sikhs living for over half a century in the Kutch region of Gujarat. Mr. Modi is “dividing the citizens of the nation on religious and ...

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CM has let down Gujarat’s Sikh farmers: NCM

Patiala, Punjab: Dr Ajaib Singh, member of the National Commission of Minorities (NCM), today said that Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had failed to come to the rescue of Sikh farmers of Gujarat. He said the CM was more concerned about his ties with Narendra Modi or else he would have impressed upon him to withdraw the case against the ...

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Sikh Farmers in Georgia

Georgia Sikh Farmers

Samgori, Georgia: Larisa Maisuradze was astonished to see the sudden proliferation of foreigners driving farm machinery near her sleepy village, about 25 kilometres south of the Georgian capital, Tbilisi. Her home is sandwiched between the lone street that runs through the small village of Samgori on one side, and a vast tract of underutilised farmland on the other. “I didn’t ...

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