Agriculture sector

Bitter harvest

Print edition : November 24, 2017

Kisan Mukti Yatra at Bikramganj, Rohtas district, Bihar, on November 3. Photo: BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Kisan Mukti Yatra at Pipcho, Koderma district, Jharkhand, on November 1. Photo: BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Potato farmers from Uttar Pradesh throwing their produce on the road during a protest demanding an increase in the minimum support price, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in July. Photo: SHIV KUMAR PUSHPAKAR

At the Guntur Mirchi Yard, a file photograph. This year, heaps of chilli bags remain dumped at the yard as farmers are not able to recover their costs. Photo: T. VIJAYA KUMAR

Farmers, hit hard by demonetisation, are still to recover from the catastrophic collapse in agricultural product prices, but they are determined to fight back.
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