Preparations are underway for the Feed India Civil Disobedience Movement (Kisan Satyagraha #2). Please join Anil Ghanwat and others at his farm in ShriGonda Ahmednagar (Near ShriGonda sugar factory), at 11 am on 17 February 2022 to plant Bt brinjal – approved by India’s regulator & in Bangladesh and in the Philippines but current not allowed due to a moratorium on GM crops since 2010. The venue is 2 hours drive from Pune.
11.00 to 3.30 – Introduction and speeches – and Feed India paper to be made available online at 11 am.
3.30 to 4.00 pm – Planting of “illegal” Bt brinjal seedlings.
4.00 pm – Press conference and official release of the Feed India Paper
FEED INDIA PAPER
A draft structure of the Feed India paper is available at this URL – the final paper will become available at this same URL from 11 am on 17 February 2022.
PRESS RELEASE: Launch of the Feed India movement (to be released at 4 pm on 17 February 2022)
Anil Ghanwant wrote to the PM on 17 January 2022 asking that the GM moratorium be lifted by 16 February 2022 failing which Swatantra Bharat Party and Shetkari Sanghatana will launch the FEED INDIA civil disobedience movement on 17 February 2022.