When Arvind Shinde (identify altered), a farmer from Aurangabad acquired a bag of HT cotton seeds from a trader, he was sure of receiving a bumper crop. Even so, as seeds failed to germinate he realised that he was duped by the trader. But he could not sign up a law enforcement grievance or solution the Condition governing administration for compensation.
Bt cotton is the only Genetically Modified crop approved for business cultivation in India and, for that reason, cultivation of other unapproved GM crops is banned.
But Shinde nonetheless needs to go in advance with HT cotton and Bt