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Watch : Orphaned Voices – The Woes of Sugarcane Farmers in Uttar Pradesh

The government has not addressed the real issues of delayed payments and low prices in sugarcane farming in Uttar Pradesh.

As political parties resort to religious, caste and community mobilisations ahead of UP polls, farmers’ distress and issues of sugarcane farmers – who dominate western UP’s landscape – have remained in the background. The farmers told The Wire that both the central and state governments have not addressed the real issues of sugarcane farming – that of delayed payments and low prices.


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