India:

Desperate protests by Uttar Pradesh farmers

In the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh farmers undertook an unusual form of protest against the governmental policy of low produce prices; they dumped potatoes on the ground in front of the Chief Minister House, the Raj Bhawan and the Assembly.

According to thenews.com, the farmers from Lucknow dumped their potatoes in this unique protest, after having claimed to be unable to even recoup the costs of planting the tubers.

Currently, the farmers are receiving exceptionally low prices for their potatoes.


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