Ramesh Saxena, a former BJP MLA from Madhya Pradesh, has advised farmers to chant the hymn dedicated to Hanuman daily for an hour to ward off any natural calamity.
A group of farmers have turned a shunned wetland into a fish farming, agroforestry and horticulture practice, generating employment for local residents.
Designing and building the temporary pavilions that house the deity during West Bengal’s biggest annual festival remains the preserve of rural artisans – chiefly farmers and folk artists.
Only 13% of women in the country own the land they work on. The farms are never in their names as current inheritance laws are depriving them of their right.