The Chhattisgarh Seed Satyagrah continues its struggle to prevent foreign multinational companies from getting hold of the rice germplasm collection with the Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya.

A popular movement is gathering strength in Chhattisgarh against the privatisation of a stretch of the Sheonath river, which has deprived thousands of families of their livelihoods.

A struggle by farmers in Chhattisgarh to protect indigenous seed varieties from being appropriated by multinational corporations is snowballing into a major movement in the State.