They do not pay any tax .
Money laundering of ftheir other incomes as agricultural income.
Income Tax exemptions are only for Actual Tillers ( Plough Weilders ).
But , in states like Punjab , Rich landlords give their land on Lease ( Theka ) to the landless cultivators.
These absentee landlords do not pay tax on this Theka money .
Govt should take against those Revenue officials ( Patwaris ) who show absentee landlords as actual tillers in the Girdawaris.
Many NRI s who have not set foot on India for many many years are shown as Tillers . They take the benefit of Free Electricity / other freebies while negotiating Theka s.