DLDP Application for Extension Taluks (November 1992)
- To develop 9,000 acres of dry land belonging to 3,500 families in 150
villages through a massive labour intensive effort so that these lands
increase in value and Coolie production makes a substantial quantum jump
within 3 years, thereby preparing them to further enterprise in an appreciable
- To ensure that women and men get equal wages for equal work.
- To effect a temporary intervention in the labour market so that the worth
and nature of agricultural labour can be changed from its present form of an
undervalued and extra economically coerced input in peasant cultivation, to
instead become an impetus in the rapidly capitalising agricultural economy
with Coolies forcing the pace of events.
- To politicise the DLDP into an input which will excite the Coolie Sangha
building process into a real and meaningful experience wherein the Coolies
themselves feel that the Coolie Sangha influences all and every facet of their