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No savings

Jhanjharia's wife, Ram Kaur, is 70. Her day begins at 4am. "I work in the fields from 7am to 6pm. My work involves harvesting crops, threshing, planting vegetables, everything that one has to do on a farm."

Ram Kaur says the family has to rent a two-acre plot from a neighbour.

"Whatever the land gives, it's enough to feed our family. But we are unable to save anything. The landholding is small and there is no other source of income," she says.

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