ABAjVI K BURMO.N is a medical representative at Dibrugarh, Assam.
JYADELIA CHANDRA MOHAj\ is a research scholar at the Centre/or Development Studies, Trivandrum.
JOSEPH COLLIJVS is a co-director of the Institute for Food and Development Policy, San Francisco, California.
GERRIT HUl^ER is at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague.
FRANCIS MOORE LAPPE is a co-director of the Institute for Food and Development Policy, San Francisco, California.
KARL SCHOER is at the Institute for Sociology, Christian - Albrechts University, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany.
This issue of Social Scientist carries an article on "Agrarian Relations and the Development of the Forces of Production", which has been a rather neglected aspect in the discussion on the agrarian question in India. With the aim of encouraging further debate on this issue we request interested scholars to send in their comments in the form of articles or communications.