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Calling in the corporates

Print edition : July 26, 2013

At a farm in Uttar Pradesh, the field being prepared for carrot cultivation. Photo: JAVED ASLAM

The huge cold storage where the sacks of carrot are kept before being sent to buyers across India. Photo: JAVED ASLAM

Carrots being washed before they are sorted and packed into sacks. Photo: JAVED ASLAM

The government’s aggressive moves to open up the farm sector to corporate control under the PPP model are fraught with danger. They can lead to the worsening of the agrarian crisis and landgrab by other means.
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