Up against GM

October 2006: BKU activists ruined a gm rice plot in Karnal's Rampura village (Haryana) alleging serious violations of biosafety regulations

November 5, 2006: BKU alleged a similar violation in Gorakhpur district's Rudrapur village (Uttar Pradesh). The village panchayat registered a police complaint

November 10, 2006: Tamil Nadu Farmers' Association uprooted Bt paddy from a field in Coimbatore's Ramnathapuram village. Following the incident the Tamil Nadu government is contemplating to bring a state legislation to ban GM field trials within the state

November 23, 2006:
The Chhattisgarh government alleged that GM trials are going on in fields near Raipur without prior permission. Government officials destroyed the field in the presence of the state agriculture minister