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The woman farmer who beat debt and stigma

Three men in Jyoti Deshmukh's family killed themselves because they couldn't afford to pay off their farm loans.

That did not deter her from taking up farming herself, although she was criticised for choosing what is seen as a man's job.

But Jyoti proved them wrong.

Video by BBC Marathi's Shrikant Bangale and Ganesh Vasalvar