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AlJazeeraEnglish | January 11, 2011
Mounting debts, international competition and climate change are all being blamed
as the reason for a rising number of Indian farmers who are taking their own lives.
Official figures say at least 17,000 farmers committed suicide in 2009.
Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman reports from the farming belt in India’s Andhra Pradesh state.