Five years after BJP’s UP sweep: In Baghpat, Jats torn between Hindu and farmer identities

November 26, 2021 0 Comments

Every second Jat farmer you meet in Baghpat tells you of his “majboori”, or compulsion. In Katha village, Satendra Singh, a landowning sugarcane farmer in his 30s, was upset about the delay in the payment of his dues from the sugar mill he had sold his produce to. He was disappointed that the Bharatiya Janata …