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MP reports best agricultural growth over 8 years, but farm unrest prevails

Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, along with Madhya Pradesh are also part of the group of states clubbed together as 'Bimaru' (sickly)

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Madhya Pradesh (MP) has reported the best agricultural growth in India over eight years, and has improved its infrastructure, but there is widespread farm unrest as incomes remain low and health indicators among the country’s worst, according to an IndiaSpend analysis.   India’s second largest state by area and fifth largest by population (72.6 million, the equivalent of Thailand) has improved its performance on health indicators from a decade ago, but it is still among the worst performers in the country for infant mortality, under-five mortality and the status of ...