Vidarbha

He did not wait for the government’s new sop

Shattered by a complete failure of crop this year, and looming debt, the three-acre farmer in Yavatmal, Mahrashtra, followed what tens of other farmers have done in Vidarbha in the past Jaideep Hardikar writes about the continuing farmer suicides in Vidarbha. 

Two instruments by name Kalawati and Sasikala

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R.Ramakumar questions the sudden concern shown by Rahul Gandhi, member of parliament about the plight of people of Vidarbha and shows how the pigheaded policies of the Congress party in Maharashtra were itself responsible for the plight of the people in this region. Article written exclusively for Pragoti.