Chaudhary Charan Singh Archives

Proposes employment of cultivators in government services to make the administration more representative and responsive to the over 85% rural population in United Provinces

1945

At a meeting of kisans of Banaras, chaired by Acharya Narendra Dev, drafts a Congress Manifesto on Land and Agriculture calling for the abolition of landlordism, which is passed as a resolution of the All-India Congress Working Committee in December. At the same kisan gathering, he proposes an increase in the employment of cultivators in government services, but it does not receive the support of the Congress or the government.