The writer is visiting scholar, Wolfson College, University of Oxford
Pritam Singh writes: Even after her retirement, she continued studying the changing face of agriculture and the impact of neoliberal economic policies.
On minimum support price (MSP), the most important of the many contentious issues, the government position is riddled with so many irresolvable contradictions that a mere amendment — and less so an assurance on maintaining MSP — cannot resolve the matter.
He used the language of the masses, Punjabi, to preach his ideas. This was in sharp contrast to that of the Hindu priests and the Muslim clergy, who used Sanskrit and Arabic respectively.