The Green
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The Green colour present in our national flag represents faith, fertility and prosperity. Farmers in India are the ones who works day and night to suffice the meaning of this green colour. However, due to droughts, loans they are committing suicides for a long time. In a recent time we have witnessed so many stories related to this, one being that around 200 farmers from south India protested for a month in the capital city in order to get their compensation and bank loan to be waved off. First time in the history, we have witnessed innovative ways of protest such as holding dead rats in their mouth to conducting mock funerals, to threatening to drink their own urine, half shaven head and garland made of skull-bones of their own fellow farmers who have committed suicide in past years. According to reports, so far 270 farmers committed suicide. Here in this protest, green colour being their own colour of protest