INDIAN FARMERS OR COWS–IRONY OF AN INDEPENDENT INDIA
According to National crime Bureau – about 6000 farmers died in 5 years in Vidharva area of Maharastra. Madhya Pradesh is in sceond number . Orissa is third in the list. 2 Lakh (200 thousand) farmers died between-1997-2007. Every 30 min 1 farmers sucide in India. India`s agricultural production growth rate is 2% only. Numbers of farmers died in 2009 is 17,363.
40% of Indian farmers would like to give up farming if they had a choice.
The average monthly per capita expenditure of the Indian farm household is just Rs-600
Also farmer depends on old method of farming using cows rather than tractor because they have no money.900,000 American farmers produce about the same agricultural output as India’s 300,000,000 farmers.
Around 5 lakh 635 villages in India. Government forcefully taking farmers land in the name of Black Law called Land Acquisition Act that was made by Britishers only to exploit & destroy India. This is giving direct benefit to Industry & politicians, but who cares farmers? Before 1857 almost every Indian farmers had at least 20 Acres of land.