Reasons Behind the Alarming Rate of Farmer Suicides in India

PUBLISHED ON: January 23, 2016 | Duration: 14 min, 59 sec

   
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Farmers, once the nation's pride, today is a national concern. The large number of farmer suicides in recent years is a clear indication that the agriculture sector is under threat. NDTV and Piramal Foundation launched 'Cultivating Hope', a campaign to create awareness around the issue of farmer suicides. This episode takes an in depth look at the reasons behind the alarming rate of farmer suicides in the states of Maharashtra and Punjab.
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