Ajay Vir Jakhar

Chairman, Bharat Krishak Samaj

Ajay Vir Jakhar is a citrus farmer based in Village Maujgarh in Punjab, India.  He is Chairman of Bharat Krishak Samaj (Farmers’ Forum, India) which was formed in 1955 and is a non-political, non-sectarian association of farmers’ advocating for farmer prosperity. He regularly holds seminars and conferences on issues of relevance to the farming community and speaks at various national and international forums.  He is the editor of agriculture magazines Farmers’ Forum and Krishak Samachar, targeting farmers, policy makers and those who influence policy.