Debt ridden woman farmer commits suicide

Balangir: After a series of men farmer suicides cases, Odisha on Saturday registered the first case of woman farmer death case in the district for this year.

The deceased has been identified as Ujuli Bag of Dhusamunda area.

Sources said Bag took the extreme step by cosnsuming pesticides late on last night as she faced heavy crop loss due to scanty rain and was under severe stress due to loan burdens.

With this fresh death report, the toll reached 33 in last two weeks.