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INDIA-THE STATE SHOULD EQUIP FARMERS TO DEAL WITH MARKET VOLATILITIES

INDIA-THE STATE SHOULD EQUIP FARMERS TO DEAL WITH MARKET VOLATILITIES
Plowing the field the traditional way – Manthralaya, AP, India, 2005. Wikimedia Commons

The Hindustan Times-Oct 2

According to the latest agriculture census, more than 86% of farmers own less than two acres of land.

The symbolism involved in the use of force by the Delhi police to prevent thousands of protesting farmers from entering the national capital is difficult to miss. The political-economy of rural distress is threatening to destabilize India’s otherwise laudable economic performance in the post-reform period.

Read more at: https://www.hindustantimes.com/editorials/the-state-should-equip-farmers-to-deal-with-market-volatilities/story-FNZu

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First published in: The Hindustan Times

 

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