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Agriculture: Farmers

Farmers look at the swarm of locusts at a field, in Sirsa district.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings on a field, in Nagaon district.

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A farmer prepares a field for the plantation of paddy during the monsoon season in Nadia.

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A farmer carries bundles of sugarcanes from a field, in Nadia district of West Bengal.

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Farm workers plant paddy saplings in a field during the monsoon season in Nadia district.

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BJP MLA Rituparna Baruah throws rice seeds on a paddy field, at Community Nursery Khanikar in Dibrugarh.

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A farmer harvests brinjal in a field, during Unlock 2.0, in Jammu district.

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Villagers use bamboo baskets to catch fish in a paddy field during monsoon, at a village near Balurghat in South Dinajpur district.

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Farmers prepare to plant paddy saplings at a field, during Unlock 1.0, in Amritsar. Due to labour scarcity, the state government has encouraged farmers to switch over to direct seeding of rice (DSR) this year.

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Farmers prepare a field for the plantation of paddy crop, during the monsoon season in Nadia district of West Bengal.

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A farmer uses oxen to plough a field before sowing turmeric, in Vijayawada.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field, at Suchetgarh of Ranbir Singh Pura sector near the India-Pakistan international border, about 25km from Jammu.

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Farmers plant rice saplings in a paddy field as monsoon clouds hover in the sky at Parui, in Birbhum district.

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A tribal woman carries bunches of paddy saplings to plant in a field at a village in Nagaon district of Assam.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field at Sangrampur village, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Bodo tribal farmers pick paddy saplings to plant in a field, during a rainy day, at Tupalia in Baksa district of Assam.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal drives a tractor, distributed under Chief Minister’s Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY), with the onset of Kharif season, in Sonitpur district.

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A farm worker plants paddy saplings in a field, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Farm workers plant paddy saplings in a field in a village on the outskirts of Jalandhar.

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Farmers thresh paddy in a field during its harvest season in Nadia.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field ahead of the Monsoon season, on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

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Farmers use tractor-mounted tankers to spray water as part of a mock drill to prepare themselves for locust attack, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bulandshahr district.

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A farmer transports wood logs on a bullock cart at a village, during the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Krishnanagar of Nadia district.

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A farmer plows his field at a village during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jabalpur.

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Farmers on carts loaded with harvested rice crop, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Nadia.

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A farmer ploughs his paddy field in a traditional way, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Borikadanga in Baksa district, Assam.

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A farmer works in his field in a village near Jubbarhati during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, on the outskirts of Shimla.

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Agricultral labourers work in a field during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in West Bengal.

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Labourers are taken from one place to another due to insufficient labour in agricultral fields during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in West Bengal.

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Women work in a field during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Srinagar.

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A farmer burns stubble as he clears a field for plantation, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Jabalpur.

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Police personnel distribute food among farmers at a field in Abdulian village, during the nationwide lockdown, near the India-Pakistan international border, 35km from Jammu.

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Farmers carry pieces of sugarcane to sow them in a field, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at a village in Muzaffarnagar.

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Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President and Nalgonda MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy along with senior Congress leaders stage a dharna to highlight farmers' issues, at Gandhi Bhavan in Hyderabad.

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A farmer shows damaged Armenian Cucumber crop at a field along the banks of River Ganga, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Farmers return home after harvesting wheat crop, amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Muzaffarnagar.

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Farmers harvest green beans in a field during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Farmers use a multi-functional machine to harvest wheat crops at a field, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, on the outskirts in Jammu.

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Farmers sort onions after harvesting, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Patna

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Farmers cover their harvested wheat grain with a plastic sheet anticipating rainfall, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Jabalpur.

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A farmer checks crops that got damaged due to heavy rain, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Muzaffarnagar.

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Farmers pluck flowers in an orchard during ongoing COVID lockdown in Nadia district

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A labourer sorts onions after harvesting at a field during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna

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Farmers wearing improvised face masks stand in a queue maintaining social distancing to weigh tea leaves at Nonoi tea estate during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Nagaon district.

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Farmers line up their tractors with wheat grain at a wholesale grain market amidst the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Manjoli in Jabalpur.

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Farmers threshing harvested wheat crops in a field during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, in Chandigarh.

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A farmer harvests onions at a field during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna

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A farmer drinks water while harvesting wheat crops at a field during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in the outskirts of Chandigarh.

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Farmers feed the harvested crop into a thresher at a field, during the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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A farmer wearing face mask harvest wheat crops, amidst the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Delhi.

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A farmer shows damaged wheat crops due to strong winds and rainfall, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Jalandhar.

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Farmers working in a vegetable field during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Delhi.

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A farmer works on a field during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Delhi.

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A farmer works on a field during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Navi Mumbai.

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Farmers harvest wheat crops during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Jammu.

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Farmers harvest wheat crop at a field during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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A farm labourer wearing face mask reaps wheat crops in a field during its harvest, amidst the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in a villager in Jalandhar district of Punjab.

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Farmers harvest wheat crops during the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, in Ghaziabad

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Farmers harvest wheat crops during the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, in Ghaziabad

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Farmers harvest wheat crops during the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, in Ghaziabad

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A farmer harvests wheat crops at a field during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Village Khabran in Rupnagar.

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Farmers pluck green peas at a field maintaining social distancing during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kullu.

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Farmers harvest wheat crops during the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, in Agra.

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Famers wearing masks harvest wheat crop at Dasna amid the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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A farmer wearing face mask carries sugarcanes on a bullock-cart to a factory during the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic, in Karad, Maharashtra

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Farmers harvest mustard crop near Badhra township in Charkhi Dadri district of Haryana.

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Farmers work in a potato field on the outskirts of Kaushambi, about 60 kilometers from Prayagraj. India's potato production increased 51 per cent to 52.5 million tons in over a decade, Indian Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said earlier this year. India is the second-largest producer of potato after China in the world.

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Farmers Gurmakh Singh and Lakhwinder show their wheat crop, flattened and damaged by strong winds and rains, on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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A dog uses a pedestrian crossing as farmers block the center of the city with their tractors during a protest in Pamplona, northern Spain.

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A farmer blocks the center of the city with his tractors during a protest in Pamplona, northern Spain. Farmers across Spain are taking part in mass protests over what they say are plummeting incomes for agricultural workers.

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Some thousand of farmers converge on The Hague, Netherlands in the latest protest against the government's plans to rein in emissions of nitrogen oxide.

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Farmers from Amaravathi stage 'Jala Deeksha' protest against a three project proposal at Rayapudi village in Guntur district.

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Police stop farmers arriving from various villagers to lay siege the Assembly in protest against the three-capital proposal for state of Andhra Pradesh, at Velagapudi in Guntur district.

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Police personnel detain a protestor during a farmers demonstration in Amaravati

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Farmers and villagers, holding flags, take part in a rally on the 20th day of their agitation against the proposal of three capital cities for the state of Andhra Pradesh, at Thullur in Guntur district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents an award to a farmer after he approved a proposal to extend the benefit of Rs 6,000 per year under the PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers in the country, during his address to a gathering, at Tumakuru district. Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is also seen.

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A farmer, P Sankar of Tiruchirappalli district in Tamil Nadu has built a temple for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his farm land.

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P Sankar a farmer of Tiruchirappalli district in Tamil Nadu has built a temple for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his farm land.

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Farmers hold placards as they protest against the three capital cities for the state proposed by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy, at Thullur village in Guntur.

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Farmers stage a protest against the destruction of crops by wild animals, in Muzaffarpur.

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Palestinians pick strawberries at a farm, in Beit Lahyia, northern Gaza Strip.

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Farmers block the Paris ring road with their tractors. French farmers are driving tractors into Paris and Lyon to protest stagnant revenues and unfair competition.

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Farmers have parked their tractors on the 'Road of June 17' in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. Some thousands farmers are expected in the German capital for a protest rally against the German and European agriculture policy.

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Workers upload sacks of newly-harvested paddy at a grain market, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Agriculture scientists provide information to farmers during a double-income program, at Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University in Jabalpur.

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A farmer burns paddy stubble in a village on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Stubble burning at a field near Patiala.

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NCP President Sharad Pawar interacts with farmers during his visit to a village in Nashik, Maharashtra.

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Tamil farmers during a protest demanding loan waiver and compensation for crop failure, in Chennai.

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A view of crops destroyed due to heavy rainfall in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka

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An elderly farmer inspects his damaged paddy crop following monsoon showers, on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Farmers raise slogans during the Kisan Panchayat held under the banner of the Bharatiya Kisan Union on Delhi-UP border at Ghazipur, in New Delhi.

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Farmers raise slogans during the Kisan Panchayat held under the banner of the Bharatiya Kisan Union on Delhi-UP border at Ghazipur, in New Delhi.

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Bhartiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait during Kisan Panchayat on the Delhi-UP border, in New Delhi.

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A farmer during Bharatiya Kisan Union's Kisan Panchayat at the UP Gate in Gazipur, in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union supporters shout slogans during a Kisan Panchayat at the UP Gate in Gazipur, in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union supporters shout slogans during a Kisan Panchayat at the UP Gate in Gazipur, in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union supporters shout slogans during a Kisan Panchayat at the UP Gate in Gazipur, in New Delhi.

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Farmer leaders along with onion growers stage a Rasta Roko protest against the imposition of ban on onion export by the government, at Satana in Nashik, Maharashtra. The government on Sunday banned exports of all varieties of onion in a bid to tame the prices of the vegetable.

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Farmers block the highway during their agitation, at NH24 in Ghazipur border. Hundreds of farmers from Uttar Pradesh were on their way to Kisan Ghat in Delhi demanding pending sugarcane dues, loan waivers and cheap electricity, among others.

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