Farmers

The long road ahead

Print edition : April 13, 2018

When the marchers passed through Kaushambi village in Bhiwandi on March 9. Photo: Prashant Waydande

A woman protester being treated for foot blisters. Photo: PTI

Thousands of farmers crossing the JJ flyover in Mumbai at 5 a.m. during their Long March from Nashik, on March 12. Photo: Vivek Bendre

A section of the rally, on March 12. Photo: PTI

Dabbawalas distributing food to protesting farmers in Mumbai. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Distributing water bottles to farmers at Azad Maidan. Photo: Prashant Waydande

Using solar panels to recharge their mobile phones. Photo: Prasahnt Waydande

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Photo: vivek bendre

A massive march by farmers from Nashik to Mumbai makes the Devendra Fadnavis government sit up and make a fresh round of promises, but the crisis-ridden farm sector of Maharashtra needs much more.
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