Sup y’all, on this episode of The Bhangra Podcast we talk to Dr. Irfan Nooruddin, a Professor of Indian Politics in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, about the ongoing kisaan protests in India.

02:28 – Quick tldr about what’s going on in India

3:30 – Explanation of the background behind the bills and how they will damage the farmers

14:27 – How and why did these bills come to be?

20:40 – The Green Revolution and relevant history

33:47 – The water crisis and farmer suicide crisis

39:12 – What can we do?

Intro Music by First Class Beats (Ram Mahalingam)

Outro Music Kisaan Anthem

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Links

Dr. Irfan Nooruddin’s website

Who’s your US representative

The Atlantic Council

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