The Guardian - John Vidal, February 6, 2004

MD Nanjundaswamy - Vociferous Indian campaigner against global trade liberalisation who highlighted the multinationals' threat to third-world farmers.
While he failed to throw even one western firm out of India, he became a key figure in the international debate, and gave peasant farmers around the world a voice on the global stage. 

The Hindu - 04 feb 2004

The Governor, T.N. Chaturvedi, has expressed shock over the death of the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha President, M.D. Nanjundaswamy, here on Tuesday. In his message, the Governor said Prof. Nanjundaswamy was a champion of the rights of agriculturists and a fighter for their causes. 
The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, M.V. Venkatappa, has condoled the death of of the founder of the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS), M.D. Nanjundaswamy. He said that besides being a champion of farmers, Prof. Nanjundaswamy was an able parliamentarian. 

The Hindu - 03 feb 2004

M. D. Nanjundaswamy, president of the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha, is dead at the Kidwai Institute of Oncology, in bangalore. Prof. Nanjundaswamy (68), was suffering from cancer. 

Deccan Herald - 21 nov 2003

Under the guidance of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha, ryots at Nandadevanahalli are taught to repair transformer sets.
While inaugurating the training programme, KRRS State President Prof M D Nanjundaswamy, had asked the ryots not to hesitate to bring their transformers to the KRRS workshops for repair.

The Week - 28 set 2003

Farmers' leader Prof. M.D. Nanjundaswamy blames free imports, falling prices and lack of social security for farmers for the situation. "Farmers constitute 75 per cent of the population, but the quantum of credit available to them is only 20 per cent," he says. 

Deccan Herald - 23 ago 2003

Nanjundaswamy seeks comprehensive Debt Relief Act. Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) President Prof Nanjundaswamy, today called for a comprehensive Debt Relief Act to prevent farmers suicides. 

Deccan Herald - 8 apr 2003

In response to the demand by farmers of Mandya district, the State government today decided to set up an experts’ committee to scientifically study the crop loss suffered by farmers in Mandya district due to the drought-like situation 

Deccan Herald - 6 mar 2003

Protesting against the Government policy towards online lottery in the State, members of the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) on Wednesday attacked seven lottery centres here and destroyed lottery machines and burnt some of them.

Deccan Herald - 20 feb 2003

The Karnataka State Raitha Sangha (KSRS) workers today attacked the ‘playwin’ lottery outlets in the City and urged the government to ban the online lottery immediately.

Deccan Herald - 17 feb 2003

Nearly 53 people including five women were arrested when hundreds of farmers tried to break the police cordon and enter the deputy office premises. The farmers were protesting the suicide of a farmer, Sharanappa, at Kanadal village recently and were demanding compensation for his family.

Deccan Herald - 15 feb 2003

KRRS has condemned the State Government’s move to increase cess in the APMCs. The farmers are being severely inconvenienced as the traders have taken up a protest against this move. The increase in cess has not hit the traders so much as it has hit the farmers.

The Hindu - 02 feb 2003
The Hindu - 13 gen 2003

The Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) has taken a "revolutionary" decision to "establish a parallel government" in the State. 
Announcing this at a press conference here on Monday, the KRRS President, M.D.Nanjundaswamy, said the movement to achieve "true gram swaraj" would be launched by hoisting the flag of the parallel government at the State-level farmers' rally in Hospet on January 30. 

Deccan Herald - 24 dic 2002

The Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) will soon launch a food processing and marketing company under the name of Mother Foods to provide locally produced food items to consumers, KRRS President Prof M D Nanjundaswamy said.

Deccan Herald - 12 dic 2002

Farmers seek compensation from govt

Times of India - 14 lug 2002

Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha chief Prof M D Nanjundaswamy has threatened to storm the IISC premises in Bangalore and drive out scientists supporting the Monsanto seed company.

Times of India - 26 giu 2002

KRRS has opposed the hike in the power tariff for pumpsets used by the farmers.

The Hindu - 28 mag 2002

KRRS meet to discuss farmers' suicide.

The Hindu - 07 mag 2002

Members of the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) staged a demonstration to protest against the recommendations of the Veeresh Committee, which looked into the reasons for farmers committing suicide.

Times of India - 07 feb 2002

KRRS faction threatens to demolish arrack shops

Times of India - 05 gen 2002

Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) President M.D. Nanjundaswamy on Saturday said the KRRS activists will lay siege to the KPTC headquarters in Bangalore on January 23 in protest against the discriminate policy on power supply to rural areas

Times of India - 27 ott 2001

KRRS workers with support of the villagers will demolish arrack shops in the villages of Mysore and Mandya districts if the contractors fail to stop instigating people against neera sellers in the districts.

Times of India - 11 ott 2001

Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) activists have condemned the killing of two innocent farmers in police firing near Channapatna, here on Wednesday

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