ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Solution to Agrarian Crisis and Farmers’ Distress?

Swaminathan MSP

Farmers' unions and political parties have been demanding the implementation of the Swaminathan minimum support price (cost plus 50%) to address agrarian crisis and farmers' distress. But they have not raised demands for the implementation of the recommendations of the National Commission on Farmers, which have the potential to provide lasting solutions.

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