Farmer Protests: Despite Tall Promises, Farmer Sector Strains Under Debt

by GoNews Desk Dec 25, 2020 • 01:36 PM Views 370

There has been growing anger amongst the farmers over Centre's controversial farm laws. Despite tall promises from the Government of doubling farmers' income by 2022, figures presented in Lok Sabha show the farming sector is weighed down by farm debt which has in the last three years increased from Rs 14.36 lakh cr to Rs 15.62 lakh cr