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The demand for the Tebhaga Peasant Movement in Bengal was for

(a) the reduction of the share of the landlords from one-half of the crop to one-third
(b) the grant of ownership of land to peasants as they were the actual cultivators of the land
(c) the uprooting of Zamindari system and the end of serfdom
(d) writing off all peasant debts



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The Tebhaga Peasant Movement was a significant agrarian movement that took place in Bengal (now West Bengal and Bangladesh) during the 1940s. The movement aimed to address the exploitative sharecropping system prevalent in the region, where landlords claimed half of the crop produced by the peasants as rent.

The main demand of the movement was to reduce the share of the landlords from one-half to one-third of the crop, allowing the peasants to retain a larger portion of the agricultural produce. The movement sought to improve the economic conditions of the peasants and alleviate their exploitation under the existing land tenure system.


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