Farm: Sum of the Parts is Greater

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Apro­pos the Edit ‘The Strong Case for Le­gal­is­ing Ten­ancy’ (Apr 23), the rul­ing class should have seized of the woes of the agrar­ian com­mu­nity long ago. It has been re­ported that a Niti Aayog panel is study­ing le­gal­is­ing leas­ing of agri­cul­tural land. In many states, the mar­ginal own­ers of agri­cul­tural land are in­ac­tive as their land­hold­ings can’t give them an as­sured in­come when tilled by them­selves, and the land can’t be given to big­ger ten­ants for the fear of los­ing the land. Such re­forms will en­able the small farm­ers to see the light at the end of the tun­nel.

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