India’s agricultural sector has been severly disrupted because of the lockdown imposed due to the pandemic. It is starving of buyers and migrant labourers as the restrictions have halted people’s movements. While there are disruptions in supply chains, prices have slumped of wheat, vegetables and other crops yet often consumers are paying more. The problems with the Indian agriclultural sector has aggravated with the pandemic.
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