Parvati Shukla and Rameshwar Prasad, parents of 28-year-old Brijmohan Shukla, who on April 10 committed suicide by drinking hair dye, in Kachnonda Kalan village, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Suicide epidemic among indebted Indian farmers amid crop devastation

Burdened with debts they cannot repay as climate change devastates their crops, India’s smallholders are taking their own lives in unprecedented numbers, writes Zigor Aldama. Pictures by Miguel Candela.

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Parvati Shukla and Rameshwar Prasad, parents of 28-year-old Brijmohan Shukla, who on April 10 committed suicide by drinking hair dye, in Kachnonda Kalan village, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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