ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Agrarian Distress in Bidar

The spate of suicides by agriculturists in Karnataka was largely a result of ecological, economic and social crises in the region. The situation calls attention to the problems of commercial agriculture in the region and to the role of the state in inducing such conditions. Internal social complexities such as the growth of local usury and the increasing individualisation of agriculture also compound such distress.

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