Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti

  • At 56 deaths a month, Vidarbha screams for intervention 22-04-2013 05:35 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's Vidarbha region has seen 168 farmer suicides in the first three months of this 2013. Made up of 11 districts, Vidarbha is home to two-thirds of the state's mineral resources and three-quarters of its forest resources. But poverty and malnutrition and endemic. "According to police reports, 168 farmer...
  • Vidarbha farmers' group objects to 'Peepli Live' 14-08-2010 07:04 PM

    Nagpur: A farmer's advocacy group in Vidarbha has objected to the content of the just-released Hindi film Peepli Live, saying it is a wrong representation of the misery of the family members of farmers who committed suicide. "The farmers in any region of India commit suicide due to the wrong...