Down on the Farm

Originally written to protect small farmers, India’s land rights are failing them. Now, more of them are seeking work in cities instead.

Words: Apekshita Varshney
Illustration: Maria Grejc

“I had always dreamt of owning a car,” says Lakshmikant Kauthakar, a farmer in the village of Adgaon Khurd in the west central Indian state of Maharashtra. We are on his family’s farm, watching a…

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