Say no to neoliberal policies
The cover story "Why farmers now dread a normal monsoon" (1-15 July, 2017) offers a good analysis of the reasons for the agriculture crisis. Farmers are consistently being pushed to distress. The policy by successive governments allowing imports in the years of bumper crops is due to the commitments made to the World Trade Organization regarding imports of food grains. Ultimately, neoliberal policies are the main reason for this crisis.
SHANKAR AMMANAGI VIA EMAIL