Farmers’ Suicide in Odisha: A Study of Socio-Economic and Psychological Dimension of the Crisis

Lina Rani Pradhan


Farmers’ suicide in different parts of India has robbed off the sound sleeps of both governments and agricultural planners who have been collectively fighting for the upliftments of the farms and famers for many decades. Crores of rupees spent in the context of farms and farmers but in the contrary a single week does pass peacefully without witnessing the dead body of a farmer who commits suicide due to the loss of his standing crops. The present paper attempt to find out the cause and consequences of the farmers’ suicide in India


Suicide, Crops, Loans, Cooperative Society, Green Revolution, Self Help Group, Globalization

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