ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Why Do Farmers Commit Suicide?

Individuals and communities are under pressure to cope with the changes brought about by a churn in socio-economic conditions. The policies associated with the process of economic liberalisation have imposed a stress on the peasantry leading to suicides. The tragic developments in rural Andhra Pradesh should compel us to draw important lessons for India's agrarian economy.

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