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Amitabh Bachchan becomes farmers' star after clearing loans worth Rs 4 crore

Updated : November 21, 2018 06:50 PM IST

India's farmers have been hit hard by a drop in commodity prices, stagnant wages, record fuel prices and high fertiliser costs, sparking rallies across the country this year calling for better prices for produce and loan waivers.
Farmers and other agriculture workers together make up about half India's 1.3 billion people.
Amitabh Bachchan becomes farmers' star after clearing loans worth Rs 4 crore
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