Agrarian Crisis

It is a shame for a nation that the farmers who feed the people of this country were forced to take recourse to such an arduous journey in order stir the conscience of our insensitive leaders. The policies adopted by the governments under the influence of crony capitalism have been mainly responsible for the pathetic state of the farmers. Crony capitalism, in the words of Dr. Raghuram Rajan, former Reserve Bank Governor, is “capitalism, where the rich and the influential are alleged to have received land, natural resources and spectrum in return for payoffs to venal politicians.  

Click this link for the report / article by Jacob Peenikaparambil .

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