As of October 8, there have been a reported 15 suicides related to this years cotton harvest.
“Maintain public attention diverted away from the real social problems, captivated by matters of no…
Paul Mudahar

It is difficult to compare the killings in the current protests to farmer suicides. One occurs in an emotionally charged context, possibly where the violence was premeditated. The other is the result of systemic policy failures. The latter indicates a far deeper problem in the governance of the state.