PUBLISHED ON: December 24, 2016 | Duration: 22 min, 05 sec
On this special episode 'For & Against', we travel to the rice bowl of India. In Punjab's Khanna, Asia's Biggest Grain Market, we spoke with farmers about the effects of notes ban. More than 400 farmers committed suicide last year in Punjab. That figure is only behind Maharashtra's over 700 suicides last year. Ahead of the elections in Punjab we evaluate the impact of demonetisation on farmers.