Drought Causing India Farmers to Sell Wives

Faced with starvation and complete financial ruin, farmers in the drought-ridden region of Bundelkhand are being forced to sell what is often times their only remaining "possession": their wives. The area of central India straddling the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh suffered from one of the worst droughts in recent memory this summer. Planted seeds died while waiting for the life-giving rain that arrived weeks too late. Even worse than the failed crops was the death of cattle from...Full Story
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