People's Democracy

(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Vol. XXX

No. 33

August 13, 2006

AIKS Membership Crosses 2 Crore!


THE membership of the All India Kisan Sabha for 2005-06 crossed 2 crore according to its general secretary K Varadharajan. The exact membership now stands at 2,00,19,302. The membership in 2004-05 was 1,88,52,910.


Notable aspects of this increase are that Rajasthan witnessed a huge rise in membership by 92,000; Kerala and Bengal witnessed a rise of more than 9 lakh membership while the combined increase in Orissa, Maharashtra, UP and Tamilnadu is more than 79,000.