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It is OK if farmers are at the mercy of moneylenders. We need BIFR packages for industry. Industrial growth is important. It is OK if a few children are forced into bonded labour to repay debts incurred by their dead parents.
Political slogans were effective tools for the BJP during the 2014 general election campaign led by now-PM Narendra Modi. But where he was once hailed as the harbinger of acchhe din (good times), today he faces the tag of being a kisaan virodhi or anti-farmer. This is due to India's controversial, contentious and sensitive Land Bill.