Saturday, January 6, 2001  


THE GREEN REVOLUTION19002000
Events that impacted North India
THE GREEN REVOLUTION


The story of the progress of Punjab's agriculture in the post-Partition period is still fresh in memory. Punjabi and Haryanavi farmers adopted new technologies to create the "first" Green Revolution in the mid-1960s. They transformed rural Punjab by adding buoyancy to the region's economy. But what now, asks
P.P.S. Gill

THE LAST century saw the partition of India and the accompanying bloodshed and mass migration of population. It also saw the resilience of the Punjabis,who, after being displaced cruely, quickly grew their roots afresh and went on to share the fruits of their labour with the rest of the country.

 
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