From Politics to Organic Farming, How One Incident Changed the Course of This Man's Life

Tuesday, 07 Nov, 3.51 am

Years of abuse from excessive usage of chemical fertilisers and pesticides not only leave the soil robbed out of its nutrients but also render it unfit for use.

While synthetic fertiliser manufacturers continue to convince scores of farmers in India on a yearly basis, it isn't very hard to connect the dots between the diminishing fertility of the soil and the rising number of farmers taking their lives.

One young farmer in Patan Tehsil, Chhattisgarh understood the reason behind why so many fields were turning infertile and made a progressive switch to organic farming a few years ago.