India faces Rs 3 lakh cr farm loan waivers-16 times 2017 rural roads budget

loan waivers have led to a rise in non-performing assets of banks, especially public-sector banks

Alison Saldanha & Prachi Salve | IndiaSpend
Tamil Nadu, Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, Madras High Court, waive, loans, farmers, cooperative banks

Tamil Nadu farmers celebrate at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Tuesday as the Madras High Court has directed the State government to waive loans of all farmers in cooperative banks. Photo: PTI

As demands for farm-loan waivers grow across Punjab, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka–after Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra wrote off loan


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First Published: Jun 17 2017 | 10:33 PM IST

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