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Green (Disaster) revolution

In recent years there has been a sudden and shocking increase in a number of cancer patients in Malwa region of Punjab. At that time no one actually knew why this was happening.
Later in some scientific studies (few are lined below), it was found that the groundwater is having very high amount of pesticides and carcinogens in it.

"What?? Pesticides!! How?? "
It links back to an event which happened 4-5 decades back. Green Revolution which I think is Green disaster (You can use links provided below for justification).

Green (Disaster) revolution
Soon after India got independence there was a shortage of food in the country. To deal with the situation Indian government started a project called Green Revolution without predicting it future consequences.
The sole focus of authorities was to increase the yield of the crop. The new varieties of crops were developed which had more yield than natural counterparts. Bravo!! That’s what government needed. Everyone started using new varie…