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Son of the soil

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K.K. Mustafah

A farmer moving around paddy fields. Recent studies show that the number of farmers in the country has declined from more than 11 crore in 1991 to 10.36 crore in 2001. Over 20 per cent of them live below poverty line.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated December 15, 2005)
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