Economy Matters: Firstpost columnist seetha discusses issues agitating farmers with Dr Abhijit Sen and T Nanda Kumar
Firstpost columnist seetha discusses issues agitating farmers with Dr Abhijit Sen and T Nanda Kumar
Firspost columnist Seetha in conversation with Dr Abhijit Sen, former member, agriculture, Planning Commission, and chairman Commission on Agriculture Costs and Prices, and T Nanda Kumar, former secretary agriculture and chairman National Dairy Development Board. Here, the three talk about issues that have caused farmers across the country to agitate. This is the first in a multi-part series of conversations on the economy, hosted by Firstpost.
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