Tag: Farmer Suicide

Woman farmer attempts suicide in Soro over crop damage

Soro: Distressed over damages to crop due to pest attack, a woman farmer attempted suicide on Thursday night by consuming poison in Gojadihara village in Soro, Balasore district. The farmer, identified as Saraswati Patra, became critical after consuming poison and was admitted to the Soro Community Health Centre (CHC) by locals. She was in distress […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Farmer suicide: Locals withdraw road blockade in Bargarh

Bargarh: The road blockade near Kalapani on NH-53 by locals demanding compensation for the kin of farmer Brunda Sahu who committed suicide on Wednesday, ended after the Bargarh district administration assured to provide financial assistance to the farmer’s family. The road blockade was withdrawn in wee hours today after the administration promised to allot four […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha govt seeks report on damage of crops due to pest attack

Bhubaneswar: The Revenue & Disaster Management Department on Wednesday instructed District Collectors of eight districts to submit a detailed report on the damage of crops due to pest attack, following the suicide of a farmer in Bargarh district after torching his pest-affected crops. In a letter to district collectors of Bargarh, Bolangir, Ganjam, Kalahandi, Koraput, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Bargarh witnesses second farmer suicide in a week

Bargarh: In a span of only five days, another farmer committed suicide in the district allegedly due to crop loss in Tora village under Sadar block here on Monday. On Wednesday, another farmer had killed himself. In the latest incident, family sources said, farmer Akshya Dharei had cultivated paddy over nine acres of his land. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Farmer ends life over crop loss

Bargarh: A farmer committed suicide by consuming poison allegedly due to crop loss at Malamunda under Gaisilat block in the district on Wednesday night. Indra Bariha was under severe mental stress due to drought, family members said. He consumed poison on Sunday and was admitted to district headquarters hospital. However, he died last night while […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Farmer suicide sparks tension in Nuapada

Bhubaneswar: Suicide of a farmer in Odisha’s Nuapada district allegedly over crop loss and debt burden sparked tension with locals and farmers’ organisations blocking NH-353 near Khariar on Tuesday. The demonstration was launched to press for a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of the deceased farmer, Jadumani Bag. According to reports, Bag […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Loan burden triggers farmer suicides in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A farmer committed suicide over alleged loan burden in Beltikiri village under Sadar block of Dhenkanal district today. The body of the deceased, identified as Aswin Sahoo, was found hanging in the backyard of his house. According to sources, Aswin had planted four acres of paddy crop by taking a loan. He took the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Farmer commits suicide over loan burden

Jajpur: A farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison over loan burden in Jajpur district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Gurucharan Swain of Erabanka village under Jajpur Sadar Police Station. According to the sources, Swain had taken loan from a bank and private money lenders to cultivate groundnut in his 5-hectare land. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Farmer suicide in Odisha again over crop loss, debt burden

Berhampur: A farmer allegedly committed suicide over crop loss and debt burden at Ganjam district here on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Harishchandra Pradhan of Mahadeipur village in Patrapur block under Jarada police limits. According to reports, Pradhan allegedly consumed pesticides on Wednesday morning and was admitted to Patrapur hospital in a critical […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Another farmer commits suicide over loan burden in Ganjam

Berhampur: Incidents of farmer suicides continue to grip the agrarian State with a fresh case reported from Ganjam district here on Monday. The deceased, identified as Santanu Nayak of K. Mathamukundapur, has allegedly committed suicide over loan burden. As per reports, Nayak had taken a loan of Rs 10 lakh from private sources for farming. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Maharathy makes mockery of farmers, says they die only during Assembly session

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy on Sunday once again landed in soup for making scornful comments on farmer suicide issues in the state. The Pipili strongman said farmers only die during the assembly sessions. “The deaths are often alleged to be the case of suicide over crop loss even though the people die due […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Debt-ridden farmers commit suicide in Balasore, Khurdha

Balasore: In yet another incident of farmer suicide in the State, a farmer of Mulukaida village under Soro block of Balasore district attempted to end his life allegedly over debt burden. Identified as Sukura Mallik, the 70-year-old farmer had taken a loan of Rs 18000 from a self-help group (SHG). He used up the money […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Jajpur Farmer Suicide
Another farmer commits suicide in Jajpur

Jajpur: Another farmer from Jajpur district who had consumed poison allegedly over crop failure died today at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. The deceased farmer has been identified as Panchanan Dalei of Daharakul village under Bari block of Jajpur district. Sources informed that Panchanan took the extreme step after suffering losses in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Balasore Farmer Suicide
Another farmer commits suicide in Balasore

Balasore: In yet another incident of humiliation for the State, a farmer of Baliapata village in Balasore district allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison on Sunday. The deceased farmer, identified as Ramachandra Bara, allegedly consumed poison due to his failure to repay loan following crop loss. According to his family members, Bara ended his life […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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OPCC chief meets farmer admitted at SCB Cuttack for attempting suicide

Cuttack: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Prasad Harichandan met farmer Kalinga Ghadei of Jajpur district at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today. Ghadei, who is undergoing treatment at New Medicine ICU after attempting suicide, is currently critical. After meeting him Prasad said that the government should accept the farmers’ death in State […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021