P.V. Rajagopal’s mobile phone rings constantly. Among those calling are not just fellow activists and poor people with land-related grievances — as is typically the case — but also politicians. In Madhya Pradesh where agrarian politics dominates, support from this prominent land rights activist can be useful for electoral aspirants.
The documentary recounts not only the Jan Satyagraha march and the twenty years of Ekta Parishad’s nonviolent struggle, but also what was acquired after Janadesh.
The Jan Satyagraha March for Justice ended one year ago with the signature of an agreement in 10 points between the marchers, represented by Rajaopal, and Jairam Ramesh, Minister for Rural Development, in Agra. What happened since then?
According to an article published in the science and environment magazine "Down to Earth" the Union Ministry for Tribal Affairs accuses the state of Andhra Pradesh to have violated the Forest Rights Act (FRA).
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