Land Reform

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Land Reform

Any direct action by a government to change who owns land in a country. For example, a government may confiscate property held by large, foreign corporations and distribute it among poor and small farmers. Land reform is highly controversial whenever it is practiced.
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Hashim Abro, Chairman, Pakistan Intellectual Forum (PIF), talking to reporter here on Friday said Khadim Hussain Soomro's 156-page book was dedicated to great sufis of Sindh including Sufi Shah Inayat Shaheed (who was the first in human history to advocate this noble theory and slogan "Land to the tillers), Makhdoom Moeen Thattvi, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, Saein G.M Sayed, Sayed Sibghatullah Shah `Pir Pagaro-VI', Shaheed Allah Bux Soomro, Chain Rai Sami, Sadho Wasvani, Vishandas Bharvani and Jamshed Mehta Nusserwanji.
NSFW on Sunday the activities are a "response to resonate our campaign for genuine agrarian reform and free land distribution" It also said the "'bungkalan' reflects the failure of the government's land reform program and the landlords' refusal to distribute land to the tillers." On Monday, KAISAHAN said that "we must note that the root of it all is the social injustice that remains unaddressed by our government.
"The peasant women joined today's strike to call on the Duterte administration to turn down neoliberal policies detrimental to the country and fulfill its promises to the Filipino people to provide land to the tillers, food on the table and respect for human rights," activist Edna Velarde (https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2017/mar/08/international-womens-day-2017-protests-activism-strike-live) told the Guardian.
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