Forget about basic amenities, forget rewarding, but peaceful survival is all he asks for.
60% Indians are related to agriculture directly or indirectly.
2006- 4453 farmers commited suicide in Maharashtra accouting to a quarter of all India total of 17,060.
NCRB- 2005-2009 survey had the toll of suicides that took place in various states,
Gujrat-387, Kerala-905, Punjab-75, TamilNadu26.
No proper counselling on how to perform a changing economy.
Scissors Crisis- increase in the demands of industrial products versus the agro based.
IIletracy amongst farmers.
Indian Government - Special emphasis towards small and marginal farmers because of rising input costs,many with small land holdings are now giving up on farming as a vocation.
- Emphasis on allied farming activities so that farmers can supplement their income.
Bollywood Masala- Award winning movies like Kisaan, Peepli Live and The Dying Fields focused on issues relating to farmer suicides.