Los activistas agrícolas exigen la retirada de todos los casos and el caso de papa de gujarat para este fin de semana, la compañía se abstiene de dar un marco de tiempo

NEW DELHI: Amidst The Intense Pressure Of Rights Groups Of Farmers And Members Of Civil Society, India Has Retired A Lawsuit Against Two Farmers Who Participated In The Cultivation Of Their Registered Variety, But The Destiny Of Other Nine Learn To Decide Only When Your Issues Arise. Up Before Courts In The State.

Although The Company, In Principle, Agreed To Withdraw All The Demands, It Refrained From Giving A Deadline To Do So. PepsiCo India Demanded A Total Of 11 Gujarat Farmers To Grow Their Registered FC-5 Potato Variety That Is Being Used In Their Chips Lays.

The Company Seeks Rs 1 Crore As Damages For Infringing Its Rights In The Registered Seed Variety, Which Caused Strong Protests Of Farm Activists From Around The Country In Favor Of Protecting The Rights Of Farmers.

On Wednesday, Activists Intensified Their Social Media Campaign:" Retreat Or Confront Us, The Choice Is Yours" , Demanding All Cases Be Withheld Against The Nine Farmer Remaining By The End Of This Week. They Also Questioned The Company If It Accepts The Rights Of The Farmers Under The Current Legislation In India.

Section 39 (1) (iv) Of The Plant Varieties Protection And Farmers' Rights Act, 2001, Grants Farmers The Right To Save, Use, Sow, Re-Plant, Exchange, Share Or Sell Their Products Agricultural, Including Seeds Varieties Protected/registered. . However, It Restricts Farmers To Not Sell Marked Seeds Of Protected Varieties Under The Law.

" Is The Company Accepting The Farmers' Rights As Indicated In Section 39 (1) (iv) Of The Law Or Not? In Affirmative Case, Why Should Withdrawal Should Have Any Condition Related To Discussions With The Government?" Asked Kavitha Kuruganti Of Alliance For Sustainable & Holistic (ASHA).

He Referred To The Lawsuit In Which The Company Retired A Case Against Two Large Farmer Traders At The Court, In Gujarat, On May 6.

In Response To TOI, The Company Spokesperson Said:" PepsiCo India's Presentation In Deesa Court On May 6 Is In Tune With Its Publicly Declared Position ... To Safeguard Farmers' Greatest Interest, PepsiCo India Se He Was Forced To Appeal To The Courts To Protect His Registered Variety, PepsiCo From The Beginning Also Offered A Friendly Agreement To The Farmers.

" After Talks With The Government, The Company Agreed To Withdraw Cases Against Farmers. We Are Relying On The Above-mentioned Discussions To Find A Long-term And Friendly Solution To All Problems Related To Seed Protection." The Company Remains Deeply Committed To The Thousands Of Farmers We Work With Throughout The Country And To Guarantee Adoption. Of The Best Agricultural Practices" .

The Company, Nonetheless, Enough Was Enough In The Term To Withdraw All Cases. Activists Have Been Demanding Unconditional Withdrawal Of All Cases, Without Any Reference To The Discussions With The Government Of Gujarat." We Are Demanding Unconditional Withdrawal Of All Cases, Since No One Knows What The Discussions Were Treated (Between The Company And The Government Of Gujarat)," Said Kuruganti.