Marginal Farmer

  • Bundelkhand drought ends, but no men left to till fields June 24, 2008

    Bundelkhand (Uttar Pradesh): After more than five years of no rainfall, Bundelkhand is today witnessing heavy rains. Even though it comes as a blessing for farmers, the irony is that most of the men have migrated to other states and there is no one around to till the fields. For...
  • Bundelkhand drought sees farmers leave in droves December 13, 2007

    Mahoba, UP: Drought in the Bundelkhand region is forcing the local farmer populace to migrate in droves. The bed of the Arjun Dam is now so dry that it can be mistaken for farmland. Drought has already claimed the Kharif crop this year, which threw people out of work for six...