New Delhi, April 11: The All India Kisan Sabha that was formed on 11th April 1936 at Lucknow observed its 81st foundation day all over the country. The various units hoisted the flag and different kinds of programmes including organised processions, meetings, seminars and distribution of sweets were organised.

At New Delhi the AIKS flag has been hoisted by N K Shukla, joint secretary. The meeting was presided over by P Krishnaprasad, Finance Secretary. Suneet Chopra AIAWU, A R Sindhu CITU, Asha Sharma AIADWA spoke in the meeting.

The speakers focussed on the role of peasant movement in resolving the intensifying contemporary agrarian crisis and said slogans based on concrete issues to advance the agrarian revolution is the need of the epoch. The neo-liberal crisis on agriculture is differentiated across crops and regions and the peasantry is facing severe pauperisation, indebtedness, large scale migration and most extreme facade of taking asylum in suicide (India News Network (INN)