Seeds of Death : The Vidharbha Farmer Suicides (16 images)

Hundreds of farmers have committed suicide in the Vidharbha region of India because of the burden of increasing debt owing repeated crop failure over the years.
It is interesting to note that most of these unfortunate farmers are cotton farmers growing the Monsanto BT cotton variety.This cotton variety though gives good yield,it considerably increases the cost of farming because the farmers have to buy fresh seeds every year at high prices.They have to borrow money from private money...
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