Reforms

Failing the farmer

Print edition : April 17, 2015

At a dharna by farmers' unions against the NDA governments's anti-farmer policies on March 18 in New Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav with Naresh Singh Tikait (left) and Rakesh Tikait, leaders of the Bhartiya Kisan Union. Photo: SHIV KUMAR PUSHPAKAR

Outcomes of the patterns of growth induced by neoliberal economic reforms have increased the disproportionality between agricultural and non-agricultural growth, and with costs rising and prices not keeping pace, agriculture is becoming increasingly unviable.
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