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THE TRAGEDY OF FARMERS' SUICIDES IN VIDARBHA: A LESSON AND A RAY OF HOPE :

Some selected articles reflecting the gravity of the problem

In 16 years, farm suicides cross a quarter million
P. Sainath
http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/sainath/article2577635.ece?homepage=true

Maharashtra leads in statistic of shame
P. Sainath
http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/sainath/article2577740.ece?homepage=true

‘Our Farmers Are Dying, to hell with the World Cup’;
The Hindu; Sunday April 24, 2011; by Narendra Shekhawat
http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/open-page/article1761700.ece

Why Are Indian Farmers Committing Suicide and How Can We Stop This Tragedy?
by Vandana Shiva
http://www.voltairenet.org/article159305.html

The Largest Wave of Suicides in History
By P. SAINATH
http://www.counterpunch.org/sainath02122009.html

Indepth Study of Farmers’ Suicides, their Causes and Remedies
P R Dubhashi
http://www.mainstreamweekly.net/article767.html

 

 
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