Rural distress worsens across India5 min read . Updated: 01 Dec 2015, 02:55 AM IST
Telangana 9th state to declare drought, adding to the agrarian crisis and posing a threat to the rural economy
New Delhi: Telangana has declared a drought in parts of the state, becoming the ninth state this year to do so, highlighting the agrarian crisis that could cause a likely fall in the production of rain-fed crops such as pulses, oilseeds and cotton, and result in a further slowing of the rural economy.
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