Saint Soldier ft. Sukhraj - Farmer Suicide (Video)

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Watch the full video for the powerful song 'Farmer Suicide' by Saint Soldier & Sukhraj. The song highlights the growing problem in Panjab, were over 200,000 farmers have commit suicide since 1997, a rate of one every 2.5 hours.

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Saint Soldier (hip-hop) and Sukhraj (Punjabi) are two talented artists from Vancouver, Canada, who are getting together after their highly successful first collaboration “Sister” to once again shake up the nation with their powerful message in “FARMER SUICIDE”.

Saint Soldier is preparing to release his first official debut single in the second week of January 2011. After success with his internet single “SISTER” which also featured Sukhraj and received 50,000 + views within the first week, they are back at it again to target tough topics that people in our communities and mainstream media have ignored. Like “SISTER”, “Farmer Suicide” addresses a major issue that affects the people and families in Punjab where both Saint Soldier and Sukhraj were born.

National Crime Records Bureau says over 200,00 farmers in Panjab have committed suicide since 1997 due to the fact that they are heavily in debt and unable to repay their lenders. To add to this major issue Panjabi farmers are also going through a water crisis in which the Indian government has restricted water rights for irrigation, making it extremely inefficient and expensive for farmers to maintain their crops and land. As farmers resort to using well water as the main source of irrigation, the water table is dropping dramatically causing the farmers to re-drill their wells deeper through an expensive and environmentally damaging process. The Government has also allowed for the usage of unregulated pesticides and fertilizers to counterbalance the low productivity resulting in major health problems in the people of Panjab.

Saint Soldier has written and performed this track in hopes to reach the people in the Panjab community to show an understanding of what they are experiencing and also to raise emotional awareness about the issue globally.



ashleigh kaur
+1 #5 ashleigh kaur 2011-03-23 10:43
seriously love saint soldier so much he has amazin vocals and he is cute:)
this song is so touching and its truthful i think that this song will make it big and there will be quite a lot of contriversi about the song because of the way people in panjab are,
i reali think its good the way that he is trying to make people all over realsie what farmers in panjab have to live like and what they have to put up wid.

keep up the gud wrk bbe the vocals smashed it n ur cute x

+1 #4 Arnbjon 2011-03-04 22:15
good video and text, I am just simple fisherman in Iceland, but I understand your message and text well
note: I am not fond of Ind-music, but you are good, anawy, keep going
pop star
+1 #3 pop star 2011-01-17 11:29
WOW!!! this track is so good!!! the track is straight up the truth!

this guy is gonna blow up!

Video 10/10
Music: 10/10
Artist: 10/10

overall: 10/10!!
+3 #2 harry2011 2011-01-14 22:08
wow that man got some talent man sick tunes,good vocals and song make absolute seance good work bro
+6 #1 binning 2011-01-14 01:09
gurudwara sahib at the back
shud had covered his head
but gd message givin in this song
more songs like thiss

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