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Experts discuss impact of delayed monsoons and farmers protest against MSP

Updated : July 23, 2018 06:39:54 IST

In a show of strength on July 20, farmers from several states, under the banner of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee marched in New Delhi to protest against minimum support price (MSP) calculations and to raise public awareness on more upcoming protests.

What is the main cause of the farmers' grief? How much has the delayed monsoon impacted the sowing of the kharif crops? To discuss all this and more, CNBC-TV18 spoke with experts Siraj Hussain, Visiting Fellow, ICRIER, Former Agricultural Secretary Avik Saha and National Convener for Jai Kisan Andolan and Commodity Guru G Chandrashekhar.
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