Green Revolution Revisited: The Contemporary Agrarian Situation in Punjab, India

  title={Green Revolution Revisited: The Contemporary Agrarian Situation in Punjab, India},
  author={Swarup K. Dutta},
  journal={Social Change},
  pages={229 - 247}
  • S. Dutta
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Economics
  • Social Change
The Green Revolution was India’s first industrial agricultural revolution that replaced the traditional farming system completely. But the adverse consequences of Green Revolution in the form of stagnation in production aggravated the problems of the farmers in the era of post-Green Revolution in 1980s and 1990s. The late 1990s witnessed an emergency of debt-driven suicides and rapid indebtedness that had taken hold of the countryside across the nation. Being the epicentre, the Green Revolution… 

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