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FARMER'S DISTRESS AND RURAL ACTIVISM IN INDIA, TRILOK SINGH

“The future depends on what you do today", Mahatma Gandhi. Above statement has resounding relevance in the context of today, characterized by the emergence of a society comprising of ordinary men and women armed with courage that has had the power to change systems. While mainstream media coverage has brought national attention to the condition of farmers in India. Indeed, Indian farmers are in agrarian distress or agrarian Crisis mode but our governments remained unchanged or unaffected with regard to farmer's demand. Recently, huge number of farmers from across India collectively gathered in the National Capital at Ramlila Maidan, On November 20, 2017. Further, they are protesting against the cost versus income imbalance recently being faced by our farmers, leading to suicides and indebtedness. But again i want to say that, "such kind of Protest and Strike is not an option because it is a loss of farmer not of Government but Government should take farmer and agricultu…