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Dying Shame

A farmer from Tamil Nadu wears human skulls during a demonstration in the capital on November 30—a stark dramatization of the country’s agrarian crisis. The state is facing its worst drought in 140 years; the rains stopped in 2014, driving a spike in suicides among farmers. An estimated 15,000 protesters converged on the Ramlila Maidan gathering grounds to demand debt relief and better crop prices.
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