India’s Women Farmers Find Their Voice
Reform legislation deregulating agriculture sector sparks a distaff revolution
By: Neeta Lal
Rajbir Kaur and her mother-in-law Harbans represent a new type of rebel at the forefront of one of the biggest agricultural revolutions India has seen – women farmers, who fear they stand to lose the most in a deregulated agricultural market shaped by three controversial bills bulldozed through Parliament last year.
Rajbir, 43, a member of K…