‘From Debt to Death’: Farmers distress in Yelburga Taluk

According to the Taluk agricultural department, farmer’s suicide rate in Yelburga Taluk has almost doubled in the past two years. Shanta’s husband, Baswaraj committed suicide two years ago facing the heavy debt from the bank loan which he was unable to pay. “It was five months before the suicide that the problem began. At that […]

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