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Farmers face less rain, more debt

June 26, 2009 20:05 IST

Farmers face less rain, more debt

Farmers in central Madhya Pradesh are worried that a drought-like situation caused by the late monsoons in the country will push them deep into perpetual debt.

They are worried that the Kharif crop may not be sown at the usual time in June, which accounts for 163 mm of 890 mm for the entire monsoon season.

They fear that they may be forced to sell their land in order to repay their debts and move to cities like Mumbai or Delhi in search of work as labourers.


Image: Farmers face less rain, more debt

Source: ANI