Punjab: Farmers in deep debt after major cotton cross loss, 15 committed suicide in a month


Protesting farmers in Punjab have laid siege to rail traffic for two days in a row. They are protesting against the supply of substandard pesticides that led to destruction of the cotton crop in the agrarian state.

Several cotton farmers have committed suicide in this southern region of the state famed for its cotton belt. A devastating attack by cotton pest whitefly has destroyed almost 2/3rd of the cotton crop in Punjab.

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