Indian Farmers Protest is a Farce…

The interesting thing about this whole thing is 1. Agriculture/Farming has long ceased to be a profitable pursuit, inputs are costly, 2. water availablity is uncertain (they mostly opt for water-intensive crops like sugar-cane and plantains), 3. labour needs are intermittent while their costs are prohibitive and labourers are just unavailable when needed, they go for monthly-wage engagements elsewhere.

The co-operative banks do give them loans at ridiculously low interest rates (subsidised by Govt.s), they drink their money out, never re-pay. Recently, the UP CM announced that farm loans will be written off, as the BJP promised in their election manifesto. This provoked DMK (a bunch of stupids) to make political capital and wean away the farm lobby. They funded the agitation, decided the location in Delhi, were under the care and tutelage of the MPs and, true to their Dravidian culture, exhibited the rabbits, nudity, skulls and urine therapy. Jallikkattu waould have added to the fun.

The agitation failed because the GOI is not the decision maker to write-off loans (it is the state govt) Modi and BJP could look the other way. Now they will travel back, hopefully, without tickets, turn against DMK for misguiding them. These people have only brought down the image of Tamilians to the level of tribals

Also, if farming is so nasty, why not surrender the lands for other purposes and cash in to live luxuriously. There is more than meets the eye.

K.V.Narayanmurti
Senior Advocate
Visalakshy, New Kalpathy, Palakkad
T: +04912576652

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About 1929 Viewpoint - An Octogenarians Voice - K.V.Narayanmurt

1929 Viewpoint - An Octogenarians Voice - K.V.Narayanmurt is a tribute to our father, the genius! Born in New Kalpathy (Palghat) into a traditional Hindu family, Shri. K.V. Narayanmurti went on to do a Bachelor’s degree in english literature and then went on to law school. His father was a renowned Sanskrit scholar and Josier (Astrologer) , who learnt under the Travancore Maharaja for 12 years. Under his father’s guidance Shri Narayanmurti learnt Sanskrit and at a very young age knew the verses and subtleties of Bhagavat Gita and became an admirer of Lord Shri Krishna. In fact, father and son carried on conversations/debates in Sanskrit using verses, each trying to out do the other. Shri Narayan Murti held Board level position and worked very closely with the Larsen and Tubro founders, Mr. Henning Holck-Larsen and Mr. Soren Kristian Toubro, knowing both Danes, personally. Later, he went on to work for GEC as Managing Director of their wholly-owned subsidiary Indian Transformers Limited. After retirement, Shri Narayanmurti went on to set up a legal practice in Corporate Laws. Life Membership at the Vidya Bhavan had him guiding them with starting the Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, while also being a professor at Vidya Bhavan teaching courses on Indian Culture to industrial relations. He continuously bought books on wide range of topics from Vedanta to Hindu Philosophy and had a library of over 3000 books, many of which he read and gifted to family and friends. Very knowledgeable in south Indian Classical music and an ardent fan of the greats like M.D. Ramanathan and Madurai Mani Iyer, he was very active in organizing the Festival of India Series in Cochin for a number of years. He has read and reveiwed a number of books for The India Express. A savvy investor, Narayanmurti has also has turned around many companies and businesses. He continues to be a formal and informal advisor to several industrialist and government bureaucrats heading major organizations often getting involved in resolving very complex issues in corporate laws and industrial relations. He is a seasoned negotiator and has tackled very tough/complex situations very successfully especially in the areas of labor management and unions. His performance in the law college earned him a rank and also the admiration of many professors and law students who later continued their relationship, as they became eminent jurists in the State High Courts and Supreme Courts. He has a wide network of admirers’ world over.
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