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Thola, an old peasant in a Punjab village, and his son Jagsir, enjoy the right to a small share of the crop on Dharam Singh's land because of some favours he had done to Dharam Singh's father. When Thola dies, the agricultural scene in the Punjab is undergoing radical changes and Jagsir is denied his sharecropping right.

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