Ali Kishore Patnaik is the Secretary of the CPI(M) in Odisha. He began his public life as a leader of the Student Federation of India (SFI), and later joined the CPI(M). He has been associated with several farmers’ and land movements in Odisha. An important demand of the CPI(M) in Odisha has been to distribute 10 decimals of land to all landless poor on a priority basis. In this special interview to our social media team, Comrade Patnaik speaks about the struggle for land among Adivasis that the party is leading in Gajapati district.