Senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot has said it is unfortunate that farmers are committing suicide in an agriculture-dominated country.
"Those who raise their voice are silenced with a gunshot," he said, apparently referring to the killing of five persons in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district during a farmers' agitation.
The BJP government has given the slogan of "sabka saath, sabka vikas" but has done nothing for farmers and agricultural growth. Cultivators are ending their lives due to the bad state of the agriculture sector, Pilot said.
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