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World: The quarrel between the Indian government and Farmers have been inconclusive after repeated talks; even farmers ruled out the apex court’s decision to constitute a four-member committee. Why is the government backing the laws as people affected by them are on the roads for about two months? The truth behind it lies in the top two corporate houses of India.

According to several international media reports and reliable sources, it was revealed that Adani Agri Logistics Ltd (Owned by Gautam Adani, India’s second-richest person) had incorporated a number of agriculture-oriented companies since 2019. It is surprising how Adani and Ambani were well aware of the farm laws before those were tabled in the Indian Parliament. Nevertheless, the Adani group also constructed a silo with a capacity of 200,000 metric tons in the Moga district of Punjab, which is currently providing a food storage facility to the Food Corporation of India (FCI). Lining up another high capacity silo, the Adani group has purchased land in Faridkot district to construct it for a high volume storage facility.

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Similarly, India’s richest person, Mukesh Ambani, openly denounced his involvement in the agriculture sector. In fact, after making such a statement, Ambani owned Reliance Retail Limited officially stated to purchase over 1,000 quintals of Sona Masoori Paddy from farmers in Raichur of Karnataka state for price more than MSP (Minimum Support Price), which is considered as a deliberate action to lure farmers into the trap.

There is no doubt that new farm reforms

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were tabled to support ‘Corporates,’ not farmers. There were significant violations of global Human Rights during the agitations of protesting farmers’ march towards national capital, which is termed as “Rebellion against tyranny and oppression.”

BJP Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar directed Haryana police to use force and used water cannons, tear gas to halt the protest from reaching the national capital, which violates article 3, 5, and 13 of the Human Rights declaration (Article 3 – Right to life, liberty and the security of person. Article 5 – Degrading Treatment. Article 13 – Right to Freedom of Movement).

Indian Media made a third violation of the Human Rights declaration by labeling farmers as terrorists. Article 12 of the declaration states that “No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attack upon his honor and reputation.” Another primary concern in this protest is the passing of 60 people who died during agitation at the New Delhi border area due to excessively cold weather.

The Supreme court’s intervention in the matter has come up as a ray of hope. However, farmers claim that the apex Indian court has set up a committee consisting of biased people favoring these three farm laws that endanger these small farmers’ rights on their lands.

US Senior Lawyer and Political Analyst Lanny J. Davis has lately published an article on the current situation and the jeopardy that the Indian government has placed itself in favoring these farm laws, resulting in political damage, as he compared the situation with conservative UK PM Margaret Thatcher’s deregulation programme in the 1980s and how her own party members overthrew her in 1990. Lanny Davis, who served as Special Counsel to President Bill Clinton, is renowned for his writing for major concerns, whether those are national or international.

Being a popular name in US politics, Davis’ article might undoubtedly make significant positive development to pursue the US government to take actions to tackle the Indian farmers’ crisis.

He tweeted: “This issue of small farmers suffering throughout India is now a worldwide human rights concern – and should has been addressed by media worldwide – in the US, Western Europe, Australia. See this article. And soon to be published my own op Ed on the subject.”

Apart from this, an official source in President-Elect Joe-Biden’s administration revealed on condition of anonymity indicated a possibility of US sanctions on the two corporates known to be behind these laws- Ambani and the Adani families under the Magnitsky Act.

The families in question would face the consequences of severe sanctions by the new United States government under the Magnitsky Act. Ambani and the Adani group could face Economic and Financial sanctions by the US, which would freeze these individuals’ assets, so they can’t access their money in foreign bank accounts.

Besides this, there are assumptions that United States President-Elect Joe Biden could also utilize “smart sanctions” that are designed only to punish a small number of personalities.

The Magnitsky Act is a US law that directs at human rights abusers and crooked, unethical officials worldwide.

The “three farm laws” are based on the future benefits that the Ambani and the Adani corporate businesses will receive. These three laws, namely- Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020, are being highly opposed by farming communities of Punjab and Harayana where APMC’s are still in progress.

Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) is a selling board installed by state governments in India to guarantee that farmers are safeguarded from giant retailers’ exploitation.

The Indian government continues to ignore the matter, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not come up to share the grieving families who lost their members to the “farmers protest against the Modi government.”

The demonstrations on the borders of the Indian capital are like never seen before, at the protesting site- farmers can be seen distributing free food to the police officials who are guilty of thrashing the protestors by using water cannons, tear gases, and even sticks.

Some of the farmers who are over the ages of 80-year-old are protesting peacefully on the capital’s borders, and they are sleeping on the highway in tents. However, the treatment they have been receiving from the Modi government is exceptionally heart-wrenching.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known to be extremely vocal on Twitter- but the silence in his tweets on the farmers’ issues has been receiving a lot of criticism from people.

The Indian government owns a significant number of media houses in the country, which are now facing a major boycott from the demonstrators. The farmer protest is now turning into a movement where these farmers have their own newspaper, “The Trolley Times,” that keeps these protestors aware of the happenings with “unbiased opinions.”

The Indian media’s attempts to denote these farmers are terrorists have also failed badly; the humanitarian work these protestors are doing on the demonstration site is exceptional- people from nearby slums are no longer starving as farmers have started community kitchens that are feeding thousands daily for free.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, United Nations Chairperson António Guterres have already lent their support to these demonstrations.

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  1. God Bless all those supporting the farmers who are standing strong to oppose the exploitative farm bills introduced by the Modi & gand which only serve Giant corporates and give them license to hoard essential commodities in the MEGA silos they built (with insider knowledge) anticipating the farm bills.

    • #RepealFarmActsToday
      #FarmersProtest
      1. Stop exploitation of farmers
      2. Uplift farmers standard of living all over India
      3. Stop Giant corporate vultures from taking over farmlands & farm produce. It will ruin farmers, workers & cause deeper misery to all

  2. #RepealFarmActsToday
    #FarmersProtest
    1. Stop exploitation of farmers
    2. Uplift farmers standard of living all over India
    3. Stop Giant corporate vultures from taking over farmlands & farm produce. It will ruin farmers, workers & cause deeper misery to all

  3. *DISRUPTION!!!*

    That’s what happening…..
    It’s easiest understood by listening to Tony Seba…..

    _“If you’re about to be run over by a 40-ton semi, don’t lie down in the middle of the road & smile,” Rissala said. Even for those who “have got the gist of that,” like Honda, Hero,TVS, VW, etc “whether they’re able to act on it or not within the required time frame is more challenging.”_

    The problem of big boys is many fold—-laying off of thousand of workers, the striking unions, World’s automobile companies wishing to enter india & share the pie of the worlds largest two wheeler market (Indian 2-Wheeler market is 6 crores new & second hand vehicles each yr, or 30 billion USD/Mth).
    Competeting with startups, with no baggage & power to move quick,
    The ease of manufacturing, Not even fraction of funds required to start manufacturing compared to ICE engines, Being cheaper & need of the hour, Governments huge push for the EVs…….. it’s a win win for all in the Ev game for next 5 yrs minimum.

    *Ten years from now, “it’s sure we’ll look back on this as the electric decade.”*

    Tesla has thrilled some investors & jarred others by soaring to a $616 billion valuation this month, an amount the world’s top seven carmakers were collectively worth at the beginning of this year.

    For startups aiming to mimic Musk’s success & for traditional carmakers struggling to disrupt themselves, most lingering doubts about future demand for electric vehicles have dissipated. Thanks in large part to the Tesla phenomenon, a consensus has emerged that they are undeniably the future.

    What you’ve had is a greater realization of the inevitability” of EVs, said a friend to Rissala Electric Motors on REM having entered the market two years back.

    Evolet too was “in mortal danger” before only recently pulling off a combination of action including, new dealers, high-volume manufacturing & cash generation.

    “If historically low oil prices, a major economic downturn, a plunge in auto sales & all these other factors didn’t derail the EVs growth, it gets harder to see what does,” in fact amid all the carnage, EVs outperformed.

    India will lead the race in EVs manufacturing after china having fallen off the favourite list of most of the world.

    The current quarter may well be the first ever in which automakers sell 1 million fully electric & plug-in hybrid vehicles worldwide & 5 million two wheelers. It took the industry until 2015 to get its first million on the road. The global fleet is now about to cross the 10 million mark. “Each order of magnitude, a different number of people become aware that this shift is happening,” Rissala says. “EVs have become part of the general consciousness instead of the consciousness of a small number of people who care about them.”

    It’s the youth worldwide bit specially in India, driving & demanding change. It’s about pollution, illness, wellness, health, healing mother earth. It’s about realising the need for change before it’s too late.

    https://youtu.be/Kxryv2XrnqM. The Rissala.

    http://www.evoletindia.com

    Same way the greed of the big houses to take over the agriculture sector and it’s benifits for their mutual gain. But in the bigger picture to have ultimate control over the population by controlling the food supply. It’s all about the big boys. Mosanta, Bayer wanting to use GMO seeds and taking control of the nation’s. And fools and greedy corporate houses falling for it.

    May the government and the leaders see the bigger picture. May better sense prevail. Hanuman bless all …..

    It’s all about final control. Population control by feeding and fertilizers ing food so you don’t breed so much, control over population s and nations. Ensuring GMO Mosanto and bayers food and control on name and guise of food production. All a farce. Shame shame.

  4. RISSALA POLO & ORGANIC FARMS – Sariska – Karnal – Kufri – Meghalaya & Bengal.

    (Rissala – dictionary meaning a group of disciplined armed, horse mounted warriors)

    As I stand in Karnal in Haryana, Meghalaya & Plassey in Bengal among those miles of naturally growing crops I felt an energy radiating from the very earth. I felt peace and contentment and a joyful humming in my soul.

    Rissala Sustainable & Organic Agriculture practice is a method of crop and livestock production that involves much more than choosing not to use pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics and growth hormones. Bio fertilizers created by a scientist Dr Saravanan – “THE GENE TECH”, can change and create magic for produce and soil well-being.

    Rissala Sustainable & Organic Agriculture practices is a holistic system designed to optimize the productivity and fitness of diverse communities within the agro-ecosystem, including soil organisms, plants, livestock and people. The principal goal of Rissala Sustainable & Organic Agriculture practices are to develop enterprises that are sustainable and harmonious with the environment.

    Rissala Sustainable & Organic Agriculture practices promote the use of crop rotations and cover crops, and encourages balanced host/predator relationships. Organic residues and nutrients produced on the farm are recycled back to the soil. Cover crops and composted manure are used to maintain soil organic matter and fertility. Preventative insect and disease control methods are practiced, including crop rotation, improved genetics and resistant varieties. Integrated pest and weed management, and soil conservation systems are valuable tools on an organic farm.

    Rissala – With a legacy drenched in valor and blood Rissala, today is a mute testimony of the era gone by. ‘The thundering of hooves, the fluttering of pennants the snorting of Horses, the jingling of chains, glittering drawn swords the erect posture of the Cavaliers, their magnificent attire. A sight which will remain imprinted in our minds for years to come. This is what the Rissala was and is all about.

    Rissala today strives to keep the ancient traditions alive being a link between the past and the present.’

    We are a team of army officers/ Polo players/businessmen & most importantly friends, whose families have served the Indian army for over 5 generations & have represented the country internationally in over 90 countries and played for the country in 3 world cup polo championships. We as a team have got into progressive agriculture farming for the last 3 years and developed Sustainable & Organic Agriculture farms in Sariska – Karnal – Delhi – Kufri & Meghalaya, and in the process of developing 1700 acres in Meghalaya with the mythological Khasi tribe & 8500 acres of top Agri land in Kolkata along with the most illustrious and respected family – The Khaitan’s.

    All Rissala farms are located where there is endless sunshine, good water supply, and rich soil. Rissala has the good fortune of owning 15 acres in Delhi, 200 acres Sariska in National Tiger Reserve, 300 acres privately owned & 1200 acres of long leased land on the banks of the sacred & pious river Yamunaji in Karnal, 30 acres land in Kufri and Calcutta 8500 acres under process.

    We are in the process of setting up a silage business to cater to Appx 10,000 cows and a few selected dairy farms in India and for export purpose to UAE and Oman).

    We have one dairy farm in Sariska spread over 100 acres producing organic milk to the tune of 25,000 liters every day and we sell the same under two brands – Rajdarbar & Rissala Organics (Premium brand). We also produce Cow Ghee, Curd, Organic Honey, and many other Agri products. Our second dairy is under development and will produce 10,000 liters of organic milk by Dec 2020.

    Please find below the link to the website and Face book page for more info:

    1. http://rissalaorganics.com/

    2. http://facebook.com//rissalaorganics

    3. http://facebook.com//rissalapolo

    Agriculture is the bedrock of our seed to shelf model – the very foundation of our commitment to consistent quality and food safety in both product and process. The greatest wealth is Health. Rissala Polo & Organic Farm operates direct contract farming methods to secure crops. Customer orders are converted into crop sowing plans, allowing for resource control in agriculture leading to end products with perfect quality and food safety and environmental protection. The products we sell thus meet regulatory standards in Internationally.

    The best growing areas for various crops have been identified based on years of experience. We plant and produce high return organic crops like – Stevia, Aloe vera, lemongrass, Tulsi, maize for large silage purposes, and any other organic products like potatoes, ginger, maize, wheat, rice, sugarcane, beetroot, vegetables on contract farming for national and international companies.

    In the Northern states of Rajasthan, Haryana and Himichal Pradesh we grow Potatoes, Maize, Sugarcane, Green peas, Ginger, Garlic, Rice, Wheat, Amalas, Karonda, Pomegranates, Apples & Honey. In Eastern state of India -Meghalaya & Bengal our crops are primarily Mangoes, Sugarcane, Rare Black Rice & Jute. The best quality Papaya, Guavas, Bananas & Mangoes are sourced from Western Union territory of Daman & Diu

    Our agri-operations have a positive socio-economic foot print impacting more than 10,000 farmers in key growing areas. Our operations positively impact local economies and stakeholders such as farm workers and staff for Agri-operations. Women contribute significantly to our activities. We have also planted fruit and other important species of tree jungles where few acres of land is converted into jungles with various kinds of trees growing together in close proximity and fruit orchids. We are also planting fruit tree orchid, mainly Guava, Lemons, Litchi, Papaya & Chikoo, Mangoes.

    The process of contract farming begins with sowing our owned land and pre-season contracts with select farmers, thereby enabling a commitment to fair price. Other than sowing our own lands, We source and provide select farmers the highest quality seeds that are suitable for growing in particular climatic conditions to produce yields that adhere to quality standards that meet our customer requirements. In order to achieve this, we work with internationally renowned seed companies to select the best quality seeds determined through R&D trials.

    All our crops are GMO free and on Rissala privately owned fields we practice Sustainable natural organic farming and the farmers we work with are supported in growing crops through the technical guidance by qualified field personnel involving farmer training programmes. Communication on appropriate crop rotation practices and field sanitation is provided and field visits are monitored. The financing of crop growing by Rissala Polo & Organic Farm through input supplies enables small and marginal farmers to take up crop growing. In case of adverse weather, any losses due to crop failure are borne by the Firm. In order to nurture the relationship with farmers, field and factory trips are held to educate them about Good Agriculture Practices and recognize the best farmers.

    Natural farming appealed to Rissala because it involved searching for and discovering nature’s pathways, as opposed to the formulaic approach of chemical farming. The appeal of natural farming is boundless; this mountain has no top, this river has no end. Sustainable Agriculture Practices are followed that result in proper social, economic and environmental stewardship. Rissala Polo & Organic Farm has regularly carried out R&D in integrated pest and disease management, soil fertility and nutrition optimization over many years. We stress upon cultural and biological control of pests and diseases. “Today, more than 95% of all chronic disease is caused by food choice, toxic food ingredients, nutritional deficiencies and lack of physical exercise.”

    Just because you’re not sick doesn’t mean you’re healthy. Rissala Sustainable & Organic Agriculture path to farming had originated in our love for rural life and we were drawn to natural & organic farming in particular on account of being ardent environmentalists. We believed in Sustainable & Organic Agriculture practices because We understood it to be healthier for the planet and healthier for farmers and rural communities.

    The purpose of Sustainable & Organic agriculture practices viewed as a system, rather than a set of techniques—is to reorganize production in a way that maintains healthy rural landscapes and healthy communities. Natural & Organic farming practices are an important part of this broad project. This magical, marvellous food on our plate, this sustenance we absorb, has a story to tell. It has a journey. It leaves a footprint. It leaves a legacy. To eat with reckless abandon, without conscience, without knowledge; folks, this ain’t normal.”

    Rissala Organics, explains the distressingly personal cost of chemical inputs in our food supply. Infertility, breast cancer, diabetes and autoimmune diseases affect the lives of loved ones. Could these diseases be caused by exposure to tiny amounts of toxic agricultural chemicals? Crunch the numbers and we see that exposure to these chemicals is costing the India 5000 Crs per year. But these figures are old, and vastly underestimate the true cost of human interaction with chemicals such as ‘obesogens,’ or the embryonic chemical interactions which only plague society years after exposure. With a new understanding of the devastating effect of exposure to extremely low doses, Rissala advocates urgent action to help combat future costs. Chemical exposure is no longer an issue solely for farm workers; it is an issue in all of our kitchens. You are made of the same minerals as the rocks–the same water as the sea. You grow in the sun. You breathe air cleansed by trees. When are you going to get the message that you’re a part of Nature?

    The nation’s fiscal health is dependent upon the health of the next generation. When we consider the cost of inaction in a matter of national security, lives are at stake. Small steps like BAN on neonicotinoids (a class of insecticides with a chemical nature similar to that of nicotine) have been linked to the global decline in pollinators, more specially, honey-bee colony collapse disorder. 15 European nations banned the use of neonicotinoids). will be the biggest service to mankind, Insect pollinators play a vital role in global food production, with 75% of crop species having at least some dependence on them. It is now widely understood that pollinator numbers are in dramatic decline. This could not only effect the functioning of valuable ecosystems, but could also have significant economic impacts on a global scale. In recent years, neonicotinoids.

    Bees & insects like mayflies and midges are remarkable creatures that create the building blocks for life on Earth. Bees alone pollinate nearly three-quarters of the world’s key crops. But experts say imidacloprid is linked to colony collapse for bees and widespread loss of insect populations — threatening our natural world and our food system. Rissala Polo & Organic Farm good agriculture practices enable differentiation in product quality and farmer yields. In order to enable least time lag between harvesting and processing, we also provide last mile pick-ups at fields. Sustainable agriculture practices result in environmental protection and safe products for our customers and end-consumers.

    By cleansing your body on a regular basis and eliminating as many toxins as possible from your environment, your body can begin to heal itself, prevent disease, and become stronger and more resilient than you ever dreamed possible! Organic is something we can all partake of and benefit from. When we demand organic, we are demanding poison-free food. We are demanding clean air. We are demanding pure, fresh water. We are demanding soil that is free to do its job and seeds that are free of toxins. We are demanding that our children be protected from harm. We all need to bite the bullet and do what needs to be done—buy natural & organic whenever we can, insist on natural & organic, fight for organic and work to make it the norm. We must make natural organic the conventional choice and not the exception available only to the rich and educated.

    In today’s time where people are falling prey to chronic diseases easily, who would like to risk their life with the harmful pesticides and fertilizers? You should know that there is a way to rescue ourselves from these life threatening chemicals and that is natural agriculture. Organic farming is not a new concept; it is being practiced from ancient times. Organic Farming is a farming method which aims at cultivating the land and raising crops in such a way that the soil is kept alive and in good health by use of organic wastes (crop, animal and farm wastes, aquatic wastes) and other biological materials.

    Rissala Organic believes that a real strength of our agricultural production system in India is the successful co-existence of conventional, biotech and organic farms to meet the different market opportunities and consumer product interests. A thing is good because it’s good, not because it’s natural. A thing is bad because it’s bad, not because it’s artificial. It’s not a damn iota better to be bitten by a rattlesnake than shot by a gun. Sustainable agriculture must involve measures for soil conservation, water conservation and irrigation, and mitigation of the adverse effects of climate change. Large-scale afforestation, encompassing commercial forestry, farm forestry, social forestry, captive plantation as also adoption of community-based forest management practices are needed.

    THE AIM IS TO MAKE MONEY BUT IMPORTANLY ALSO TO BRING DEVELOPMENT & PROGRESSIVE SUSTAINABLE & NATURAL & ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PRACTICES COMBINED WITH HITECH MECHANASATION IN THE COMMUNITY & HELP FAMILIES ACROSS THE REGION BY BEING A ROLE MODEL OF SUCCESSFUL SUSTAINABLE & ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PRACTICES. WALKING THE TALK!!!

    We would be keen to tie up with all good agriculture companies at national and international levels, who may be keen to expand into India and either do contract farming or jointly develop and share the mutual benefits and be a part of the positive growth impacting the mother earth and Human race.

    Yours sincerely,

    Colonel Ajay Ahlawat, Veteran.

    16th & 61st Cavalry, Indian Army.

    The Rissala Polo Club

    New Delhi. India

    Mobile +919811159697

    Email: rissalaorganic@gmail.com

    Rissala

    With a legacy drenched in valour & blood Rissala, today is a mute testimony of the era gone by.
    ‘The thundering of hooves, the fluttering of pennants the snorting of Horses, the jingling of chains, glittering drawn swords the erect posture of the Cavaliers, their magnificent attire. A sight which will remain imprinted in our minds for years to come.
    This is what the Rissala was and is all about.
    Rissala today strives to keep the ancient traditions alive being a link between the past and the present.’

    Rissala Polo

    Established in the year 1989 and registered as Rissala Polo in the year 1989 by its founder, Capt Ajay Ahlawat of the elite 61st Cavalry & 16th Cavalry, Rissala over time grew as a brand ambassador for polo worldwide and today is proudly associated with over 250 Polo Clubs worldwide, it today has over 1200 Indian Members and over 800 permanent International Life Members. Polo today is played in over 77 Countries worldwide. Rissala became the very first club in India to possess over 35 top class Argentinean Polo Ponies valued at over 1.5 Cr per Horse, These are the backbone of the Sport which catapulted Rissala into winning over 13 Polo Cups Nationally in a single polo season, a feat like no other which still remains to be surpassed.

    Rissala is the only Private Polo club in the country owning over 15 Patented Rarest of rare Polo Trophies with a history of over 100 years and the Crown Jewel of its collection also happens to be one the most expensive polo trophy’s in the world – The Rissala – Maharani Gayatri Devi Gold Cup. Other polo trophies being, The Bharatpur Polo Championship, Sultan Johor Polo Trophy, Maharani Gayatri Polo Trophy, Maharaja Devraj Cup, Cavalry Polo Cup, Rissala Royal Polo Trophy, Warsaw – Rissala Championship trophy, Rissala -Cartier Polo Cup, The Royal Brunei Polo Cup, Rajmata Polo Trophy, Royal Jind Polo Championship, Polo Trophy – Wales, Prince Charles Polo Cup, The Gochhi Polo Trophy, The Skinners Polo Cup, Tiger Polo Cup, Aspen Crew Polo Cup, Sweden – Rissala Polo Cup.

    Rissala is proud to be associated as partner with Cartier Worldwide and Instituted the Cartier Rissala Polo Cup & Tesla with Elon Musk being a life member. Rissala partnered with ITC and three other top hotels which have instituted the Rissala Polo Bars as a legacy to the sport of Polo.

    World’s only Horse Cavalry Regiment, The 61st Cavalry’s Officers are directly associated with Rissala and active part of the club. Internationally reputed for their equestrian prowess.

    Rissala Polo & Organic Farm

    RISSALA POLO & ORGANIC FARMS – Sariska – Karnal – Kufri – Plassey, Bengal.

    (Rissala – dictionary meaning – a group of disciplined armed, horse mounted warriors)

    We are a team of army officers/ Polo players/businessmen & most importantly friends, whose families have served the Indian army for over 5 generations & have represented the country internationally in over 90 countries and played for the country in 3 world cup polo championships. We as a team have got into progressive agriculture farming for the last 3 years and developed Natural organic farms in Sariska – Karnal – Delhi & Kufri, and in the process of developing 8500 acres of top Agri land in Kolkata along with the most illustrious and respected family – The Khaitan’s.

    Rissala farms in Delhi is spread over 15 acres, Sariska-200 acres, Karnal 300 privately owned & 1200 acres of leased land for 30 yrs, Kufri 30 acres and (Calcutta 8500 acres under process) We are in the process of setting up a silage business to cater to Appx 10,000 cows and a few selected dairy farms in India and for export purpose to UAE and Oman).

    We have one dairy farm in Sariska spread over 100 acres producing organic milk to the tune of 25,000 liters every day and we sell the same under two brands – Rajdarbar & Rissala Organics (Premium brand). We also produce Cow Ghee, Curd, Organic Honey, and many other Agri products. Our second dairy is under development and will produce 10,000 liters of organic milk by Dec 2020. Our natural organic honey is exported to UK. We supply packaged food, mushrooms, pineapples,cherries, tomatos puree etc to many companies incl Del Monte.

    Please find below the link to the website / Face book page for more info:

    1. http://rissala.in

    2. https://www.facebook.com/Rissala-Polo-Organic-Farms-148149665791649/

    3. https://www.facebook.com/rissalapolo.rissala

    Agriculture is the bedrock of our seed to shelf model – the very foundation of our commitment to consistent quality and food safety in both product and process. Rissala Polo & Organic Farm operates direct contract farming methods to secure crops. Customer orders are converted into crop sowing plans, allowing for resource control in agriculture leading to end products with perfect quality and food safety and environmental protection. The products we sell thus meet regulatory standards in Internationally.

    The best growing areas for various crops have been identified based on years of experience. We plant and produce high return organic crops like – Stevia, Aloe vera, lemongrass, Tulsi, maize for large silage purposes, and any other organic products like potatoes, ginger, maize, wheat, rice, sugarcane, beetroot, vegetables on contract farming for national and international companies.

    In India in the Northern states of Rajasthan, Haryana and Himichal Pradesh we grow Potatoes, Maize, Sugarcane, Green peas, Ginger, Garlic, Rice, Wheat, Amalas, Karonda, Pomegranates, Apples & Honey. In Western state of India- Bengal our crops are primarily Mangoes, Sugarcane, Rice & Jute. The best quality Papaya, Guavas, Bananas & Mangoes are sourced from Western Union territory of Daman & Diu

    Our agri-operations have a positive socio-economic foot print impacting more than 10,000 farmers in key growing areas. Our operations positively impact local economies and stakeholders such as farm workers and staff for agri-operations. Women contribute significantly to our activities. We have also planted fruit and other important species of tree jungles where few acres of land is converted into jungles with various kinds of trees growing together in close proximity and fruit orchids. We are also planting fruit tree orchid, mainly Guava, Lemons, Litchi, Papaya & Chikoo, Mangoes.

    The process of contract farming begins with pre-season contracts with farmers, thereby enabling a commitment to fair price. We source and provide farmers the highest quality seeds that are suitable for growing in particular climatic conditions to produce yields that adhere to quality standards that meet our customer requirements. In order to achieve this, we work with internationally renowned seed companies to select the best quality seeds determined through R&D trials.

    All our crops are GMO free and our privately owned fields are pure organic and the farmers we work with are supported in growing crops through the technical guidance by qualified field personnel involving farmer training programmes. Communication on appropriate crop rotation practices and field sanitation is provided and field visits are monitored. The financing of crop growing by Rissala Polo & Organic Farm through input supplies enables small and marginal farmers to take up crop growing. In case of adverse weather, any losses due to crop failure are borne by the company. In order to nurture the relationship with farmers, field and factory trips are held to educate them about Good Agriculture Practices and recognize the best farmers.

    Sustainable Agriculture Practices are followed that result in proper social, economic and environmental stewardship. For example to conserve water and improve fertilizer-usage efficiencies and yields, drip irrigation is implemented. Rissala Polo & Organic Farm has regularly carried out R&D in integrated pest and disease management, soil fertility and nutrition optimisation over many years. We stress upon cultural and biological control of pests and diseases.

    Rissala Polo & Organic Farm good agriculture practices enable differentiation in product quality and farmer yields. In order to enable least time lag between harvesting and processing, we also provide last mile pick-ups at fields. Sustainable agriculture practices result in environmental protection and safe products for our customers and end-consumers.

    RISSALA POLO & ORGANIC FARMS – Sariska – Karnal – Kufri is involved in the under mentioned activities.

    · Maize silage for dairy animals

    · Fruit orchids

    · Wellness centre – Ayurvedic – top end.

    · Agriculture – potatoes, wheat maze, rice, pulses, ginger, beetroot, sugarcane, Alfa-Alfa , vegetables, etc

    · Contract farming

    · Cold storage

    · Bee farm

    · Machinery Maize baler and cutter and packer. KLAUS MODEL

    · Show case other progressive eqpt being used or planned to be procured for use incl drones for fumigation.

    · Fishery farm.

    · Polo club -riding and polo activities

    · Organic farm living and tourism

    · Farm houses and healthy organic living.

    · Biotech lab and organic fertilizer manufacturing.

    · Shed for storage.

    · Swim pool and watering systems.

    · Animals, pets and nature

    · River Yamuna Ji

    · Importance of water and its quality( why best whisky is made in Swiss or best fruits in Himichal etc)

    · Organic cow dairy farm

    · Rehat Traditional watering systems to keep connect.

    · Farm Tourism and agriculture tourism.

    · Hydrophonics.

    · Fields of maize-potatoes-rice-wheat-AlfaAlfa-fruits-vegetables-pulses-ginger-beetroot-corn-

    · Progressive eqpt being employed to bring in a revolutionary change in way agri done.

    · Contract farming for export and multinational companies.

    THE AIM IS TO MAKE MONEY BUT IMPORTANLY ALSO TO BRING DEVELOPMENT & PROGRESSIVE ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PRACTICES COMBINED WITH TRADATIONAL & HITECH MECHANASATION IN THE COMMUNITY & HELP FAMILIES ACROSS THE REGION BY BEING A ROLE MODEL OF SUCCESSFUL NATURAL & ORGANIC FARMING. WALKING THE TALK!!!

    “Rissala” is an old Persian word meaning a group of mounted-disciplined-armed soldiers (Cavalry). Risaldar is a rank in the Indian armored corps. “dar” meaning Head/Leader. So head of a group of mounted soldiers or Sowars is Risaldar. I am a fifth generation army officer and have served in the armored corp/ Cavalry and the special forces of the Indian army for over 24 years. I took premature retirement and turned an entrepreneur and founded “Rissala”. Rissala today compromises of a group of serving & Ex-Army/Navy/Air force officers who are partners and friends and majorly into large scale organic farming, Cow Dairy, Wellness centers, Heritage boutique resorts, Equestrian & Horse Polo with our Polo clubs in various cities and countries, Heritage buildings, accusation of unique/Special inventions in the field of Agri, Power & defense, from around the world and recently entered the Auto Industry and pioneers of Electric scooters & Motorcycles in India. Rissala also manages & provides highly trained special forces personals for missions abroad in terms of special level security tasks, elections support, safeguarding strategic, sensitive establishments and individuals, and movement of classified goods. We have ground presence in Ukraine, Oman Ghana, Malawi, China, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkmenistan, Estonia, Srilanka, Nepal, Bangladesh to name a few. I will share the personal CV for your reference. Its a v low key, close knit group. We aim to remain away from limelight and operate low key unnoticed and under the radar. God’s kind.

    This is to certify & inform all concerned that Rissala Polo & Organic Farms, has been using the “THE GENE TECH” miracle earth friendly agriculture products in all our organic & sustainable agriculture farms & fruit orchards since Nov 2013, for a wide variety of crops grown by us & all our trees, plants & fruit orchards. Each product – Bio Magic, Biogold, Bio enriched, Panchgavya, Bio Remedy, Geo S1 for soil cleaning, Nitrovin Water cleaning microbes, etc is nothing less than a “MIRACLE”

    Dr R. Saravanan a Microbial Biotechnology scientist who as the MD of “THE GENE TECH”, one of the pioneering Biotech Companies of India ISO 9001: 2015. All their products are licensed by Government of Tamilnadu, India. They have been tested & approved by Singapore Government AVA Lab and Brunei Government Agriculture Department Laboratories. The R&D of the company was recognized by Periyar (Government) University in the year 2003 for conducting research (Ph.D) programs in PLANT AND ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY. Dr R. Saravanan is a reviewer of ICMR journal & DRDO, one of the most converted post for any scientist in the world. He is a priceless asset for the country & has been doing yeoman service for the farmers & soil health across the country. His pioneering research, experience, passion & dedication are priceless.

    The company has its large R&D centre at Thadhampatti, Salem, Rissala Polo & Organic Farms have carried out extensive on field trials across the country including Karnal-Haryana, Kufri-Himachal, Sariska-Rajasthan, & Plassey-Bengal on 1200 acres of fields on various crops, plants & trees over last six years under direct supervision of Dr Sarvanan. His research, studies, findings are priceless & huge blessings for the well-being of our mother earth, the farmers, our health & the well-being of soil health.

    Dr R. Saravanan is a national treasure. Three Cheers for him his team & their patriotism, who after many juicy offers & attempts from the governments Japan, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Germany, etc has always rejected them all for the single purpose of serving his mother land & help the farmers of Salem and India. Salutes!!! He along with his family & friends have dedicated all his time, efforts, funds into this passion of his to serve & heal mother earth without any limelight or greed for fame. We need to honour & cherish such human beings. We at Rissala are proud & honoured to have him as a close friend, mentor, guide & now partner in this noble cause.

    RISSALA POLO & ORGANIC FARMS are located at Delhi – Sariska – Karnal – Kufri – Plassey, Bengal – Meghalaya.

    (Rissala – dictionary meaning- a group of disciplined armed, horse mounted soldiers)

    Rissala farms in Delhi is spread over 15 acres, Sariska-200 acres, Karnal 350 acres privately owned & 1100 acres of long term leased land, Kufri 30 acres, (Calcutta 8500 acres & Meghalaya 1700 acres under process). We are in the process of setting up a silage business to cater to Appx 10,000 cows and a few selected dairy farms in India and for export purpose to UAE and Oman.

    Agriculture is the bedrock of our seed to shelf model – the very foundation of our commitment to consistent quality and food safety in both product & process. Rissala Polo & Organic Farms use of “THE GENE TECH” bio fertilizers ensure products with perfect quality, food safety & environmental protection. The products we produce & sell thus meet regulatory standards Internationally.

    Rissala Polo & Organic Farm good agriculture practices coupled with “ THE GENE TECH” magical fertilizers for plants & animals enable differentiation in product quality & farmer yields. Sustainable agriculture practices result in environmental protection and safe products for our customers & end-consumers.

    RISSALA POLO & ORGANIC FARMS AIM IS TO MAKE MONEY, BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY ALSO TO BRING DEVELOPMENT & PROGRESSIVE AGRICULTURE PRACTICES COMBINED WITH TRADATIONAL & HITECH MECHANASATION IN THE COMMUNITY & HELP FAMILIES ACROSS THE REGION BY BEING A ROLE MODEL OF SUCCESSFUL NATURAL & ORGANIC FARMING. USE OF BIO FERTILIZERS THUS HELPING MOTHER EARTH HEAL. “WALKING THE TALK” !!!

    Our Agri-operations have a positive socio-economic foot print impacting more than 10,000 farmers in key growing areas. Our operations positively impact local economies and stakeholders such as farm workers and staff for Agri-operations. Women contribute significantly to our activities. We have also planted fruit and other important species of jungles trees, where 5-50 acres of land is converted into jungles with various mix kinds of trees growing together in close proximity. We are also planting fruit tree orchards, mainly Guava, Lemons, Litchi, Papaya & Chikoo, Mangoes. We proudly claim to own the largest Mahogany tree plantations in India.

    In today’s world, when the production methods are becoming more complex, and at the same time it is becoming alarmingly unsafe due to the unscrupulous usage of excess quantity of toxic (poisonous) chemicals and pesticides in the food production, hence it becomes vital for the stake holders to engage on organic cultivation practices for the healthy food production and supply to minimize the risk of many diseases including Cancer.

    Consistence with the above goal, Rissala is completely dependent upon one of the pioneering Biotech Companies of India “THE GENE TECH”, who do a yeoman service to the World Agricultural and Horticultural communities across the world.

    I wholeheartedly, strongly urge & recommend use of “THE GENE TECH” products.

    Stubble Burning. The Real Truth!!! ROUGE COMPANY MOSANTO & BAYER are the real culprits. – Rissala Polo.

    Rissala Group is involved in over 1700 acres of sustainable farming in Haryana along river Yamuna, As per a Rissala Study

    The main problem in Haryana or Punjab is non availability of adequate labor.

    The problem is that the complete harvesting is done using Combine Harvestors. The stubble is much longer than what is left behind in case of Manual Harvesting.

    2. Most of the Farming is Tennant farming as the Mechanised farming is not viable with small land holdings.

    The Tools for Mechanised farming are costly and used for a short time.

    Basically its pure economics. Harvesting using a Combine Harvestor is the cheaper and easier option.

    Another issue is

    The original paddy varieties left behind much softer stubble. The paddy was hand cut this very short/little parali was left behind and that being softer could be just mowed down while ploughing for the next crop and easily decomposed providing nutrients as well.

    Dangerous Mosanto and New hybrid and GM varieties are shorter with thicker stubble to prevent falling off causing damage to crop and attack of pests. Mechanical harvesting leaves behind much longer stubble which is also much thicker and thus harder to decompose. Being tougher, it is Unfit as a cattle feed as well thus totally uneconomical to manually cut and remove. Doesn’t decompose either. Overall the stubble is a problem millestone in the neck of the farmer already facing other crisis.

    EYE OPENER….

    USAID, Monsanto and the real reason behind Delhi’s horrific smoke season

    Also read Monsanto’s response to the articles, as well as the author’s rebuttal.

    Until a few years ago, when farmers in Punjab burnt the remnants of the rice crops in their fields in preparation for sowing wheat, the smoke from such fires was confined to Punjab or Haryana.

    According to a publication of the Indian Council of Social Science Research(external link) published in 1991, ‘At the end of September and in early October, it becomes difficult to travel in the rural areas of Punjab because the air is thick with the smoke of burning paddy straw.’

    Clearly, farmers burnt the straw in late September and early October. However, in recent years, farmers have delayed the burning until late October.

    This delay is crucial and responsible for the smoke being carried all the way to Delhi. An analysis of the wind flow patterns reveals that wind blows into Delhi primarily from the west during the monsoon season, but changes direction in October and starts blowing into Delhi from the north.

    The decision to delay the clearing of the fields was not the choice of farmers, but was forced on them by the Punjab government which passed the Punjab Preservation of Subsoil Water Act in 2009.

    According to this law, farmers could no longer sow rice in April, but had to wait until the middle of June. A farmer is also not allowed to have two crops of rice. Rice has a 120-day period between germination and harvest, and the restriction on sowing means that the fields would be harvested and cleared only in October by which time the direction of wind would have changed.

    Delhi’s problem of being covered by smoke started right after this law was implemented.

    Before this law was passed, the problem in Delhi was limited to vehicular and industrial pollution and there were no reports of the entire metropolitan area being enveloped by smoke.

    This piece of legislation was passed ostensibly to preserve groundwater, the depletion of which was blamed on rice fields which supposedly used too much water and which were prone to evaporation, but this argument is a very tenuous one.

    According to the International Water Management Institute, water in rice fields contributes to recharging the groundwater (external link) and very little of it is lost to evaporation.

    The data from Uttar Pradesh in IWMI’s report too shows that rice fields in the state contributed to increasing the level of the water table, thus supporting the claim that water in rice fields replenishes the aquifers.

    The group that has been primarily responsible for exerting pressure to move away from growing rice in the name of ‘crop diversification’ is the United States Agency for International Development.

    Over a period of several years, it has used the excuse of preventing the decline of groundwater to push this agenda.

    USAID has a worldwide reputation of behaving like a front group for American multinational corporations such as Monsanto, and so it should come as no surprise that Monsanto is at the forefront of the purported solution for Punjab’s problems.

    Apparently, if farmers stop growing rice and replace it with Monsanto’s GMO maize, the problem will be solved.

    India’s surplus food grain supply is an uncomfortable fact for Monsanto and other proponents of GMO food who insist that the world would face a shortage of food grains if not for genetically engineered plants sold by Monsanto. Rissala has been highlighting this fact to governments at all levels with all turning a deaf ear to these alarming facts.

    It is in this light that one must view Monsanto’s collusion with the Punjab government and their joint efforts targeting the production of rice in India.

    In 2012, then Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal asked Monsanto to set up a research centre for creating maize seeds and announced plans to reduce the area under the cultivation of rice by around 45 percent in order to grow maize.

    Monsanto typically co-opts not only politicians but also members of the academia and converts them into its shills.

    Little wonder then that the fear-mongering about the cultivation of rice reached a feverish pitch a few years back in the form of a campaign advertisement from a group of ’eminent scientists’ who appealed, ‘Chonne hetho rakba katao, Pani Bachao, Punjab Bachao (Reduce the area under rice, save water, save Punjab).’

    Monsanto now offers the replacement of rice by its GMO crops as a solution that will increase the level of subsoil water, but the multinational corporation is the cause of the problem.

    Its fertilizers and pesticides have accumulated in the ground over the years and this has led to poor retention of moisture in the soil, leading farmers to pump excessive amounts of underground water.

    The new law reducing the time period during which farmers are permitted to grow rice has further accentuated this problem. Farmers had developed their own method of crop diversification by growing multiple varieties of rice and staggering the time of sowing these varieties over a period of two months beginning in April. Rissala Organics has strongly opposed the same at all forums. http://Www.rissala.in.

    The loss of the ability of farmers to easily diversify their rice crop combined with the fact that late sown rice is vulnerable to diseases and pests has created a fear in farmers of losing their crop leading them to use greater amounts of pesticides and fertilisers further degrading the soil and its ability to retain water.

    Monsanto’s GMO products are known to cause several problems. Its maize is known for killing bees (external link) leading to a shortage of seeds of plants such as onions which depend on bees for pollination.

    Several European countries have banned its maize as its pollen has been responsible for killing entire colonies of bees.

    Monsanto’s GMO maize is also not fit for human consumption and is primarily used as chicken feed. Likewise, most of Monsanto’s wheat is used to feed animals because it is unfit for human consumption.

    Thus the government’s plan to replace the cultivation of rice — which is the staple food for a large section of the population of India — by Monsanto’s chicken feed is a cynical move that will result in government created food shortages in the country.

    The problems related to the low levels of groundwater and the inability of the soil to retain moisture must be solved, but the solution should not be a drastic one such as creating famines by banning food items such as rice.

    Before the level of groundwater fell in Punjab, the state experienced a problem of water-logging which was partially solved by pumping out the excess groundwater.

    Thus, it is clear that an acceptable level of the water table can be maintained by finding a proper balance between the two extreme situations.

    Today, farmers burn the residual straw from the cultivation of rice as it is the cheapest method of clearing the fields. A ban on such burning will destroy the livelihood of small farmers and give way to industrial farming with a few large corporations such as Monsanto owning all the land and resources. Its all about money.

    The government has already helped large corporations through a slew of measures and it must not take any more steps that run the small farmers out of business.

    Instead, if it wants to prevent burning, it must help small farmers clear the fields between the rice and wheat seasons and implement proper water management solutions.

    This would mean going against the rules set forth by the World Trade Organisation which has mandated that no business other than American multinational corporations can receive aid or subsidies from the government, and any subsidy given to American businesses will be done under the cover of ‘research grants’ funnelled through universities.

    India should completely ignore these rules and fix its problems, not the least of which is the yearly phenomenon of smoke cover over Delhi.

    The Delhi metropolitan area has one of the highest concentrations of population in the world, and suffocating the people of the area on an annual basis should be treated as a crime against humanity, especially when the cause for such suffocation can be controlled.

    Although smoke from fields remaining within Punjab is also a problem that needs to be dealt with, it is not as severe a problem as in Delhi, as the smoke in Punjab would be spread over a larger area with a much lower population density.

    For now, a step that should be taken immediately in order to prevent Delhi from becoming a gas chamber for several days every November, is to revoke what should rightfully be called the Monsanto Profit Act of 2009 and farmers should be allowed to sow their rice crop whenever they deem it fit to do so. Rissala detailed study named – “India’s National Sovereignty under Threat” – by Rissala. Has highlighted this matter in 2014 and wver since at all levels about this rot. The presstittutes along with a few scum of earth politician’s attacked “Rissala” as money involved is huge. Sadly they did not know that I stand with the blood of a warrior in my veins & am forever “Unbreakable” Its about our future generations and whom we have an obligation too, whose fredom is being sold out by these ignorant fools. The ememy is Powerful and rich. They buy out nations.Their turnovers are larger than GDPs of many countries.

    “But you know one thing about the tables, They always Turn!!!”. Being a fifth generation soldier and warrior, its very clear for me personally. I will fight

    Rissala greens.pdf
    until i am out of bullets & blood. I refuse to disappoint myself cause i am protected by Gods that they are not ready to deal with. This fight is not for the country or glory but for the future generations and their freedom. ( “Freedom” is a must read -by Rissala).

    Old Haryana saying – “Mard ki gardh mein mil ja aur Na-mard ki sarhaad se nikal ja”. Says it all……

    Ally.

    Rissala Polo.

    Rissala Tiger Camp & Fort;
    Sariska, Rajasthan – 303102.
    &
    Rissala Polo & Organic Farm;
    Karnal, Haryana – 132001.
    &
    The Rissala – Bengal.
    Plassey, Calcutta – 741156.

  5. USAID, Monsanto and the real reason behind Delhi’s horrific smoke season

    Also read Monsanto’s response to the articles, as well as the author’s rebuttal.

    Until a few years ago, when farmers in Punjab burnt the remnants of the rice crops in their fields in preparation for sowing wheat, the smoke from such fires was confined to Punjab or Haryana.

    According to a publication of the Indian Council of Social Science Research(external link) published in 1991, ‘At the end of September and in early October, it becomes difficult to travel in the rural areas of Punjab because the air is thick with the smoke of burning paddy straw.’

    Clearly, farmers burnt the straw in late September and early October. However, in recent years, farmers have delayed the burning until late October.

    This delay is crucial and responsible for the smoke being carried all the way to Delhi. An analysis of the wind flow patterns reveals that wind blows into Delhi primarily from the west during the monsoon season, but changes direction in October and starts blowing into Delhi from the north.

    The decision to delay the clearing of the fields was not the choice of farmers, but was forced on them by the Punjab government which passed the Punjab Preservation of Subsoil Water Act in 2009.

    According to this law, farmers could no longer sow rice in April, but had to wait until the middle of June. A farmer is also not allowed to have two crops of rice. Rice has a 120-day period between germination and harvest, and the restriction on sowing means that the fields would be harvested and cleared only in October by which time the direction of wind would have changed.

    Delhi’s problem of being covered by smoke started right after this law was implemented.

    Before this law was passed, the problem in Delhi was limited to vehicular and industrial pollution and there were no reports of the entire metropolitan area being enveloped by smoke.

    This piece of legislation was passed ostensibly to preserve groundwater, the depletion of which was blamed on rice fields which supposedly used too much water and which were prone to evaporation, but this argument is a very tenuous one.

    According to the International Water Management Institute, water in rice fields contributes to recharging the groundwater (external link) and very little of it is lost to evaporation.

    The data from Uttar Pradesh in IWMI’s report too shows that rice fields in the state contributed to increasing the level of the water table, thus supporting the claim that water in rice fields replenishes the aquifers.

    The group that has been primarily responsible for exerting pressure to move away from growing rice in the name of ‘crop diversification’ is the United States Agency for International Development.

    Over a period of several years, it has used the excuse of preventing the decline of groundwater to push this agenda.

    USAID has a worldwide reputation of behaving like a front group for American multinational corporations such as Monsanto, and so it should come as no surprise that Monsanto is at the forefront of the purported solution for Punjab’s problems.

    Apparently, if farmers stop growing rice and replace it with Monsanto’s GMO maize, the problem will be solved.

    India’s surplus food grain supply is an uncomfortable fact for Monsanto and other proponents of GMO food who insist that the world would face a shortage of food grains if not for genetically engineered plants sold by Monsanto. Rissala has been highlighting this fact to governments at all levels with all turning a deaf ear to these alarming facts.

    It is in this light that one must view Monsanto’s collusion with the Punjab government and their joint efforts targeting the production of rice in India.

    In 2012, then Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal asked Monsanto to set up a research centre for creating maize seeds and announced plans to reduce the area under the cultivation of rice by around 45 percent in order to grow maize.

    Monsanto typically co-opts not only politicians but also members of the academia and converts them into its shills.

    Little wonder then that the fear-mongering about the cultivation of rice reached a feverish pitch a few years back in the form of a campaign advertisement from a group of ’eminent scientists’ who appealed, ‘Chonne hetho rakba katao, Pani Bachao, Punjab Bachao (Reduce the area under rice, save water, save Punjab).’

    Monsanto now offers the replacement of rice by its GMO crops as a solution that will increase the level of subsoil water, but the multinational corporation is the cause of the problem.

    Its fertilizers and pesticides have accumulated in the ground over the years and this has led to poor retention of moisture in the soil, leading farmers to pump excessive amounts of underground water.

    The new law reducing the time period during which farmers are permitted to grow rice has further accentuated this problem. Farmers had developed their own method of crop diversification by growing multiple varieties of rice and staggering the time of sowing these varieties over a period of two months beginning in April. Rissala Organics has strongly opposed the same at all forums. http://Www.rissala.in.

    The loss of the ability of farmers to easily diversify their rice crop combined with the fact that late sown rice is vulnerable to diseases and pests has created a fear in farmers of losing their crop leading them to use greater amounts of pesticides and fertilisers further degrading the soil and its ability to retain water.

    Monsanto’s GMO products are known to cause several problems. Its maize is known for killing bees (external link) leading to a shortage of seeds of plants such as onions which depend on bees for pollination.

    Several European countries have banned its maize as its pollen has been responsible for killing entire colonies of bees.

    Monsanto’s GMO maize is also not fit for human consumption and is primarily used as chicken feed. Likewise, most of Monsanto’s wheat is used to feed animals because it is unfit for human consumption.

    Thus the government’s plan to replace the cultivation of rice — which is the staple food for a large section of the population of India — by Monsanto’s chicken feed is a cynical move that will result in government created food shortages in the country.

    The problems related to the low levels of groundwater and the inability of the soil to retain moisture must be solved, but the solution should not be a drastic one such as creating famines by banning food items such as rice.

    Before the level of groundwater fell in Punjab, the state experienced a problem of water-logging which was partially solved by pumping out the excess groundwater.

    Thus, it is clear that an acceptable level of the water table can be maintained by finding a proper balance between the two extreme situations.

    Today, farmers burn the residual straw from the cultivation of rice as it is the cheapest method of clearing the fields. A ban on such burning will destroy the livelihood of small farmers and give way to industrial farming with a few large corporations such as Monsanto owning all the land and resources. Its all about money.

    The government has already helped large corporations through a slew of measures and it must not take any more steps that run the small farmers out of business.

    Instead, if it wants to prevent burning, it must help small farmers clear the fields between the rice and wheat seasons and implement proper water management solutions.

    This would mean going against the rules set forth by the World Trade Organisation which has mandated that no business other than American multinational corporations can receive aid or subsidies from the government, and any subsidy given to American businesses will be done under the cover of ‘research grants’ funnelled through universities.

    India should completely ignore these rules and fix its problems, not the least of which is the yearly phenomenon of smoke cover over Delhi.

    The Delhi metropolitan area has one of the highest concentrations of population in the world, and suffocating the people of the area on an annual basis should be treated as a crime against humanity, especially when the cause for such suffocation can be controlled.

    Although smoke from fields remaining within Punjab is also a problem that needs to be dealt with, it is not as severe a problem as in Delhi, as the smoke in Punjab would be spread over a larger area with a much lower population density.

    For now, a step that should be taken immediately in order to prevent Delhi from becoming a gas chamber for several days every November, is to revoke what should rightfully be called the Monsanto Profit Act of 2009 and farmers should be allowed to sow their rice crop whenever they deem it fit to do so. Rissala detailed study named – “India’s National Sovereignty under Threat” – by Rissala. Has highlighted this matter in 2014 and wver since at all levels about this rot. The presstittutes along with a few scum of earth politician’s attacked “Rissala” as money involved is huge. Sadly they did not know that I stand with the blood of a warrior in my veins & am forever “Unbreakable” Its about our future generations and whom we have an obligation too, whose fredom is being sold out by these ignorant fools. The ememy is Powerful and rich. They buy out nations.Their turnovers are larger than GDPs of many countries.

    “But you know one thing about the tables, They always Turn!!!”. Being a fifth generation soldier and warrior, its very clear for me personally. I will fight

    Rissala greens.pdf
    until i am out of bullets & blood. I refuse to disappoint myself cause i am protected by Gods that they are not ready to deal with. This fight is not for the country or glory but for the future generations and their freedom. ( “Freedom” is a must read -by Rissala).

    Old Haryana saying – “Mard ki gardh mein mil ja aur Na-mard ki sarhaad se nikal ja”. Says it all……

    Ally.

    Rissala Polo.

    Rissala Tiger Camp & Fort;
    Sariska, Rajasthan – 303102.
    &
    Rissala Polo & Organic Farm;
    Karnal, Haryana – 132001.
    &
    The Rissala – Bengal.
    Plassey, Calcutta – 741156.

  6. It is a welcome step to teach a lesson to these companies who with the help of present government had planned to control food grain business in India on the cost of lives of numerous farmers. Mr Biden this should be your first action.

  7. The farm laws wouldn’t only affect farmers, consumers will essentially have to be at mercy of corporates. Everything built so far is being destroyed,sold out. Indians better join hands with farmers today because tomorrow is going to be too late! In two years time all food items would be sold at astronomically higher rates.

  8. Ambani and Adani are robbing the Indian people. It is great that US is paying attention. Modi and BJP has ruined democracy in India. Farm laws are unjust and must be repealed

  9. India will be celebrating Republic day on 26th Jan but is it really a republic of the people, by the people and for the people or is it a oligarchy ( a cartel of ruthless and money hungry capitalists and corrupt politicians ) of Modi -Shah- RSS totally controlled by Ambani – Adani for Ambani and Adani Ltd ???

  10. Those who profess Modi to be his kind of PM of India is exhibiting his own character and mindset and also his nature of being Dictatorial without caring for all those who are trusting him. He is a lying evil and a cruel disaster man to be in executive chair. He needs power without accountability and Wealth by any means. Whole world must exert pressure if they do not want Hitler again.
    Mr. Nobody
    Air Veterab

  11. All wrong info about business groups. Don’t know if Davis read the laws, seems one sided story, how come people become so famous jurno with wrong info. Seems it’s a way to be famous to talk bullshit against other country. I feel potty about people who blindly follow such jurno.

  12. The Indian government owns a significant number of media houses in the country,…
    This needs edit as this is not true!
    Otherwise good and informative report.

  13. Repeal the three farm laws immediately.
    A Government is meant for the people and it should be concerned about the welfare of the people. These three draconian farm laws largely marginalises the small farmers and the farmers are led to the trap designed by the corporate companies. Privatisation has to be regulated by the Government, when the Government is really interested in the well being of the people. But, if the Government is at the mercy of the corporate companies at the cost of the people, such Government has to rejected by the people.

  14. This farmers are nout farmers but khalistani terrorist. Us is unnecessary interfearing in India’s internaa matter. Do they have courage or guts to say something about what is happening in China. This us is a robing the all countries on the name of democracy and humanrights . World should unite against USA. How it is torturing Iran and how they killed million muslim in Iraq on the fake news of chemical weapons . Do USA is a gross murderer of millions in the world every year.

  15. This farmers are not farmers but khalistani terrorist. Us is unnecessary interfearing in India’s internaa matter. Do they have courage or guts to say something about what is happening in China. This USA is a robing the all countries on the name of democracy and humanrights . World should unite against USA. How it is torturing Iran and how they killed million muslim in Iraq on the fake news of chemical weapons . Do USA is a gross murderer of millions of humans in the world every year.

  16. It is sad that people are being misled about farmers movement and confusing it for anti national or khalistan movement. they believe any garbage spewed by india goverment or godi media. most farmers protesting at border have a family member in Indian army.
    farmers are smart in calling for boycott of all reliance products (petrol, fresh, retail, etc), all JIO products, adani products including fortune and adani agri fresh, patanjali, zee news, republic, aaj tak, ani, etc. The boycott must continue! ambani, adani, baba ramdev, sudhir chaudry (zee), etc. fund BJP who is hellbent on destroying democracy and robbing the common man.

  17. How many farmers i mean real farmers are protesting out of total farmers hardly one percent of farmers in number are priesting and afain confined to states of punjab haryana maharashtra where politicians like sharad pawar looting and in punjab anither co is looting ok then we are equity investors paying full 30 percent tax on div ltcg 10 and stcg 15 and we who are responsible for promoting large corporates by sacrificing our hard earned money are screwed by modi you farmers who dinit contribute anything to economy and donot pay income tax and allowing all corrupt politicians to take shelter as if they earn money from agriculture only 4 percent people pay it and farmers who are 75 percent dont pay any tax and on the contrary you get so many subsidies dont ttake law inyour hands if parliament has oassed the law one has to obey simply

  18. Repeal the illegal 3 Farm laws. Create a legitimate bill in parliament with the opposition and farmers union’s agreement and vote. This bill only favours the billionaires Ambani and Adani

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