The undoing of India's agricultural growth | Firstpost Conversations Episode 4 Promo
In the run up to Lok Sabha elections 2019, political parties waived loans and distributed sops to farmers. But is that the solution to the agrarian crisis?
In the run-up to Lok Sabha elections 2019, political parties waived loans and distributed sops to farmers. But is that the solution to the agrarian crisis? Rupali Mehra asks All India Kisan Sabha president Ashok Dhawale, agricultural economist R Ramakumar, and BJP spokesperson Shweta Shalini on the fourth episode of #FirstpostConversations.
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