The BBC's Anu Anand meets a woman in Andhra Pradesh whose farmer husband has committed suicide by consuming pesticide. Each year, scores of impoverished Indian farmers take their own lives to escape the cycle of spiraling debt, leaving their families devastated and even more vulnerable. Despite India's burgeoning middle classes and millionaires, the lack of credit, irrigation and horticultural support leaves farmers in the world's biggest democracy prone to even minor disruptions.

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