Tag: Farmer Suicide

Brundaban Swain
Farmer commits suicide over loan burden in Aska

Aska: One more farmer identified as Brundaban Swain of Nuagaon under Aska Block in Ganjam district has committed suicide by consuming poison. Swain had consumed poison yesterday morning. He was earlier rushed to Aska hospital and later shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur where he breathed his last. Family members of Swain […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Utkal Bharat party Kharavela Swain
Utkal Bharat, Navnirman Krushak Sangathan probe Boudh farmer’s suicide

Boudh: President of Utkal Bharat party Kharavela Swain, today, expressed his condolences to the family of deceased farmer Ballav Dharei, who had allegedly committed suicide, at Jalpali village in Boudh district on March 15. Swain inquired Ballav’s family members about the circumstances that led him to take the extreme step. He also demanded that the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Sajjan Sharma
Farmer suicides: BJP demands Agri Minister's resignation

Bhubaneswar: The BJP on Thursday demanded resignation of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Minister Pradeep Maharathy over the unabated farmer suicides in the state. The saffron party alleged that the minister is not properly discharging his duties and urged the Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik to relieve Maharathy from his post. Addressing a press conference here, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
State Assembly
Farmer suicides storm Assembly; repeated adjournments amid BJP din

Bhubaneswar: Uproarious scenes were witnessed in the State Assembly today followed by repeated adjournments as BJP members created a din by shouting slogans over farmer suicide cases in Odisha and marched towards the podium of Speaker Niranjan Pujari. As soon as the House assembled to start today’s business, the BJP legislators including Rabi Naik marched […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Farmer suicide incidents remain unabated in Odisha

Boudh/Jajpur/Balasore: Incidents of farmer suicides continue to grip Odisha with fresh cases reported from Boudh and Jajpur district on Thursday. In Boudh district, a farmer identified as Ballav Dharei of Jallepalli village in Kantamal block died today while under treatment at Sonepur District Headquarters Hospital. Ballav had attempted suicide consuming poison late last night allegedly over crop […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Balasore farmer suicide
Farmer commits suicide over crop loss in Balasore

Balasore: Yet another farmer suicide allegation came from Pakharabada village under Sadar police limits in Balasore district today. The deceased was identified as Sudam Khatua. According to family members of Sudam, he had taken Rs 1.45 lakh loan on a 10 percent interest rate from a landlord of his village. He had used that money […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BJP din in assembly
Assembly update: Ruling party faces Opposition heat over farmer suicide cases

Bhubaneswar: Mounting attack on the ruling party over farmer deaths in Odisha, the BJP legislators today created ruckus demanding a debate on the matter while asking for suspension of the Question Hour, following which the Speaker adjourned the proceedings for one hour. While the State’s Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy was presenting a reply on the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bargarh farmer suicide: Opposition moves privilege motion against Maharathy

Bhubaneswar: As expected, the Bargarh farmer suicide issue rocked the Odisha Assembly with leader of opposition Narsingha Mishra moving a privilege motion against agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy on the issue here today. Mishra has accused Maharathy for providing false and misleading information in the house on the suicide of Bargarh farmer Hadu Bagarti. In his […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Farmer commits suicide over loan burden in Ganjam

Bhubaneswar: A farmer was alleged to have committed suicide in Ganjam unable to bear loan burden. The deceased, identified as T Bulu Reddy of Chikarada village under Randa Panchayat in Golanthara block of the district, had taken a loan of Rs one lakh for farming and Rs 1.5 lakh for treatment of his son. According […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Sameer Mohanty
BJP demands judicial probe into farmer suicides

Bhubaneswar: Accusing the state government of attempting to suppress the farmer suicides, the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has demanded a judicial probe into the death of farmers, which have been reported from different parts of Odisha. Addressing a press conference, State BJP vice-president Sameer Mohanty today accused the BJD government of being ‘insensitive ’towards the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Basant Panda
BJP puts on hold its proposed stir

Bhubaneswar: In view of the sad demise of former Lok Sabha Speaker Rabi Ray, the State BJP today put on hold its proposed state wide stir to join the one-day state mourning which is being observed across Odisha in honour of the noted socialist leader, who died at 91 on Monday while undergoing treatment in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Hadu Bagarti
Farmer suicide: BJP to hit streets today demanding Agri minister's resignation

Bhubaneswar: The BJP Krushak Morcha is going to organise a State-wide agitation today demanding resignation of Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy for “misleading” the Assembly with his statement on the suicide of a farmer in Bargarh district. State BJP president Basant Kumar Panda had informed that the party will demonstrate at all the District headquarters in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
pradeep maharathy
Fresh probe into Bargarh farmer’s suicide ordered

Bhubaneswar: Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy on Monday indicated towards a fresh investigation into the suicide of Hadu Bagarti, a farmer from Bargarh district. As per latest reports, the minister has asked the Bargarh District Collector Anjan Kumar Manik to carry out the probe afresh into the matter. Speaking to media persons, Maharathy said his death […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
suresh Pujari
Suresh Pujari slams Agri minister for ‘false’ data on farmer’s suicide

Bhubaneswar: BJP national secretary Suresh Pujari today came down heavily on Odisha Agriculture minister for allegedly presenting false report in the Assembly on Bargarh farmer Hadu Bagarti’s suicide. Speaking to a press meet, Pujari said that it is unfortunate that Agriculture minister presented a false data in the House even without conducting a probe. “Attributing […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Pradeep Maharathy
Farmer's suicide not due to crop loss or debt burden: Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government told the Assembly today that a family dispute was the reason behind the suicide of a famer at Bargarh and it was not due to crop loss or the burden of loan as alleged by the opposition Congress. “An inquiry into the suicide of Khainu Bagarti alias Hadu (the farmer), revealed […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021