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Inside Story – Why is Indian farmers’ plight being ignored?

June 17, 2017 3:56 am

In headlong rush for development, India’s peasants are falling through the cracks.

They can’t repay their bank loans, crop prices are falling and many are committing suicide.

And protests demanding action from the government have been met with police gunfire and arrests.

Why is their plight being ignored?

Presenter: Hazem Sika

GUESTS:

Mohan Guruswamy, Chairman, Centre for Policy Alternatives

Gopal Krishna Agarwal, BJP Spokesperson for Economic Affairs

Vijoo Krishnan, Farm Activist

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