Punjabi farm labourers earn just 12p/day

A study by the department of economics, Punjabi University, Patiala reveals that 68% of Punjabi farm workers earn just 10 rupees/day (that's 12 1/2p in Sterling terms). Not only that, but the poor sods can only actually find work for 10-20 days/month even at those rates.

With all that spare time on their hands is that why they're so good at cricket? Maybe they should get a cricket league organised and BP, OPEC and the big US investment funds could sponsor it? And we could all watch it on Sky or Fox TV? Or maybe they could buy a boat load of starving Punjabi farm workers & see if they could be processed into biodiesel?

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