too much politics involved in the sugar industry in Maharashtra. We have limits on selling our produce, and the banks only loan Rs 35,000 per acre. It’s not a fair deal,” Sagar says.
When the sun sets, the Chavhan men return home. As Mangal starts preparing dinner in the kitchen, Chavhan says, “We are looking for an alternative source of income. Just farming is not possible now. Maybe a shop selling farming instruments or a workshop is a good option.”