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Tag: Farmer Suicide

Odisha Farmer Ends Life Over Crop Damage, Debt Burden
Odisha Farmer Ends Life Over Crop Damage, Debt Burden

Kundu was under depression for many days following the loss of the ripe crop. Feeling helpless over the debt burden and the huge loss, Kundu allegedly consumed poison around a week back.

Odisha Farmer Kills Self After Cyclone Jawad-Induced Rain Damages Crops 
Odisha Farmer Kills Self After Cyclone Jawad-Induced Rain Damages Crops 

Kailash, who had grown paddy on his two acres of farmland, was upset after heavy rain triggered by cyclone Jawad damaged his standing paddy crops. 

Farmer Suicide Because Of Crop Damage
Unable To Repay Loan, Farmer Ends Life In Odisha’s Balasore

The deceased, Laxmi Narayan Jena who, as per reports, had taken loan to grow paddy on two acres of land, ended life by consuming poison after he allegedly failed to repay the debt

Odisha Farmer Ends Life Over Alleged Crop Loss Due To Deficient Rainfall
Odisha Farmer Ends Life Over Alleged Crop Loss Due To Deficient Rainfall

As several districts in Odisha reel under drought-like situation, a farmer in Bolangir district ended his life over alleged crop loss by consuming poison. As per reports, the deceased farmer, identified as Rechaka Banchor (60) of Kadobera village under Tureikela block, allegedly consumed poison on Thursday.

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Farmer Ends Life Over Crop Loss In Odisha's Sambalpur

Rohidas was under severe mental stress due to the huge losses he had suffered due to crop failure. The problem was aggravated when he faced difficulties in selling his paddy stock.

Jajpur: Crop Loss Drives Farmer To End His Life
Jajpur: Crop Loss Drives Farmer To End His Life

Jajpur: A farmer at Barpada village under Binjharpur block in the district committed suicide on Friday by hanging after allegedly suffering huge crop loss due to the floods. The deceased has been identified as Ramakant Malik. Malik was under severe mental stress after floodwater marooned his farmland causing a massive crop loss. Distressed over the […]

Farmer commits suicide in Punjab, fifth in family to take extreme step

Barnala (Pb): Unable to pay an old loan of Rs 8 lakh, a farmer in Bhotna village allegedly committed suicide, the fifth member in his family to take the step. Lavpreet Singh (22) killed himself on Monday by consuming some poisonous substance as he was under stress over the unpaid loan, they said. Villagers said […]

Odisha farmer commits suicide
Another Farmer In Odisha Ends Life Over Crop Loss

Kandhamal: Has Odisha government failed to fulfill its promise of mitigating the farmers’ plight? Concerns were raised as yet again a farmer has allegedly committed suicide due to crop loss in Kilupada village under Nuagaon block of Kandhamal district. Reportedly, one Gobardhan had sown paddy in his 3 acre farmland. However, pest menace and flood-like situation […]

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With farmers staring at 'drought,' Opposition questions Odisha govt in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Even though the Odisha government continues to refute Opposition’s claim that several parts of the State are facing a drought-like situation, the BJP and Congress today lashed out at the Naveen government for its alleged apathy towards the farmers’ plight in the State. During the Question Hour in the Assembly on Thursday, Leader of […]

Fear of crop loss, loan burden triggers farmer suicides as one more cultivator ends life

Bargarh: A young farmer of Podamuda village in the district who had allegedly consumed poison yesterday, lost his life today morning while undergoing treatment at Bargarh hospital. A farmer named Baishnav Bhoi had reportedly borrowed money from local lenders for cultivating 4 acres of land, marriage and carrying out house construction works. But due to […]

Farmer Suicides Continue Unabated In Odisha As Another Producer Ends Life

Balasore: While the Odisha government continues to be on a denial mode stating that there has been no cases of farmer suicide due to crop loss or financial burden, a farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide in Padmapur village under Chandipur police limits of the district. As per reports, the deceased farmer, Sumant Kumar […]

Congress corners Odisha govt in Assembly over farmer suicide, drought situation

Bhubaneswar: Congress today cornered the Odisha government over lack of adequate measures to protect farmers who are now staring at possible drought following deficit rainfall in the State. Congress MLAs Narasingha Mishra and Santosh Singh Saluja alleged that five districts in Odisha have received 40 percent deficit rainfall since June first week and as a […]

Odisha Farmer Ends Life Over Crop Loss Due To Deficit Rainfall

Bolangir: Amid a below-normal monsoon hitting agricultural activities in the State this season, a farmer today allegedly took his own life after suffering crop loss due to deficit rainfall. According to sources, Bhaktabandhu Dandasena, a native of Barkani village under Sadar police limits of Bolangir district allegedly consumed poison in his house late last night. […]

Farmer suicides have fallen in five years: Rajnath

New Delhi: The number of farmer suicides has declined in the last five years, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday, blaming successive Congress governments for the present plight of farmers in the country. Singh said this in the Lok Sabha while responding to allegations of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who blamed the Centre for […]

Farmer ends life over debt burden in Odisha

Balasore: A mushroom farmer allegedly committed suicide at Nuapur village under Soro Police limits here on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Gayadhar Jena (65). Family members of the deceased alleged that Jena committed suicide due to crop loss and debt burden.”My father went to our mushroom farm as usual this morning. Later, when […]

Farmer ends life over debt burden in Jajpur

Jajpur: Crop loss and consequent financial distress has now forced another farmer to end his life in Odisha. A farmer of Jajpuir district admitted for treatment at Cuttack SCB after he allegedly drank poison two days ago, died while undergoing treatment on Sunday. According to information, Sushant Gantayat from Dihanarasinghpur village of Dharmasala block allegedly […]

Farmer suicide continues unabated in Odisha

Bargarh: There seems to be no end to the sufferings of farmers in Odisha as the incidents of the cultivators committing suicide continues unabated in the State. On Monday, another farmer from the State has reportedly taken the extreme step over alleged crop loss. The deceased farmer has been identified as Subha Rana of Kharamuda […]

Another farmer ends life over 'debt burden'; 2 suicides in 4 days

Ganjam: Despite the launch of Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme which claimed to benefit about 92% farmers of the State, the Odisha Government has failed to reduce the sufferings of farmers in the State. Two suicides in a span of four days have certainly silenced the hullabaloo of the government that […]

Debt-ridden farmer ends life in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: A debt-ridden farmer of Samasingha village under Kolabira block in the district reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope at his house today.  The deceased has been identified as Yudhistir Mallik (48), a sharecropper. According to sources, Mallik was under mental stress as he was unable to repay loan. He had reportedly […]

Farmer suicide continues unabated in Odisha

Koraput: It seems sufferings of Odisha farmers will never stop and no one even cares when they die due to crop loss. Adding to the number of alleged farmer suicide cases in Odisha, one more farmer reportedly took the extreme step here on Sunday. The deceased farmer has been identified as Loknath Pangi of Maliguda […]

One more farmer commits suicide over crop loss

Kendrapara: A farmer allegedly committed suicide in Odisha, with his family claiming that he took the extreme step due to crop loss caused by the recent Titli cyclone. The deceased has been identified as Gouranga Charan Kap, a sharecropper of Napang village. According to sources, Gouranga had cultivated paddy in his 3-acre of land but […]

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Deogarh farmers in distress, allege supply of duplicate pesticides for ‘Chakada’

Deogarh: Already declared a drought-hit district, the worries of farmers in Deogarh are far from over with crops in hundreds of hectares of farmland on the verge of destruction allegedly due to the poor quality of pesticides being provided to them to fight the Brown Plant Hopper (Chakada Poka) menace. As per reports, three blocks […]

'Debt-ridden' woman farmer ends life in Odisha

Nabarangpur: Farmer suicides continue unabated as a woman farmer allegedly took her life in Aunlima village under Tentulikhunti block of Nabaranagpur district today following crop loss due to heavy rain. The deceased, identified as Padmabati Muduli had consumed poison on Friday night and succumbed while undergoing treatment at a hospital today. Family members of the […]

Debt-ridden farmer ends life over crop loss

Bolangir: Distressed over crop loss and loan burden, another farmer of Turekela area of Bolangir district breathed his last today. As per reports, the deceased, identified as Bhagat Sagaria of Kuliadora village was undergoing treatment at the Bolangir district headquarters hospital after he consumed poison on Thursday. Sagaria succumbed while being shifted to the Burla […]

1 more farmer commits suicide in western Odisha

Sambalpur: A day after a farmer reportedly committed suicide in Bolangir district, one more farmer in Sambalpur district has allegedly taken his life due to loan burden. According to sources, one Lalit Barik of Khulia village under Tibala panchayat of the district committed suicide by drinking pesticide stashed in his house today. From preliminary investigation, […]