Corona has pushed Bharat to the brink
- A prolonged lockdown will hurt farmers about to harvest the winter crop and the landless living on daily wages
- Continued disruption in the food supply chain will eventually hit consumers if prices vary widely across regions. This uncertainty has also hit 70 mn households in rural India who own small dairies
NEW DELHI : Baburao Sanap has no clue how to pull himself out of a big mess —he’s saddled with 40 tonnes of fresh grapes and a loan of ₹40 lakh. “Corona is worse than notebandi," Sanap said, recalling the ban on high-value currency notes announced in November 2016.
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