India: Devastated Peasants Constrained to Put Their Wives on Sale!

-Rajesh Tyagi & Adhiraj Bose/ 16 September 2009

.........For those in power, suicides and sale of children by farmers, becoming routine matters, have ceased to invite attention and have outlived their political importance as an issue which may enrage the masses. Now, sale of wives is the recent addition to the list of the woes of peasantry, of which there seems to be no end, till the capitalism rules the world. It is not the rains, but the political revolution, putting a workers and peasants’ government in power, that can present the real prospect of salvage of the peasantry from all calamities natural or otherwise...........

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