Optimism grows in India's rural economy
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India's rural areas are counting on a good monsoon season

There is growing optimism in India's rural areas after a good monsoon.

Millions of farmers are hoping for a bumper harvest after some lean and drought-stricken years.

Nearly two-thirds of India's population lives in rural areas, so a good harvest could benefit the broader economy.

The BBC's Sameer Hashmi reports from the western state of Maharashtra.

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