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Thursday, May 28, 2015

FARMERS COMMITTED SUICIDE IN UTTAR PRADESH.

By on Thursday, May 28, 2015
Two More Farmer offered their Lives to Debt 
I
Mathura Prasad Verma, 62, of Narayanpur Barausa village under Jaisinghpur police station of Sultanpur district set himself on fire on Sunday.
His family members took him to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead by doctors. His wife Shashikala told newspersons that her husband was disillusioned after the destruction of his wheat crop due to recent erratic weather. 
“We had got hardly any harvest out of the 2.5 bighas of our land. He was very upset after that and kept saying that it would be tough to survive this year,” she said.

“The bank loan of about Rs 1.50 lakh was also hurting him. Local authorities were yet to assess the loss we incurred and provide us compensation.” 
Area’s Sub-Divisional Magistrate Shiv Bahadur said: “The reason of his suicide is yet to be ascertained. A probe is going on in the case.” 

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A farmer, Barsati, 50, committed suicide by hanging himself on Tuesday at Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh .
Barsati, a resident of Belhara (Tiwaripur, Bhitariya) under Barabanki district was a cultivator of 16 Bigha land with his father, Jagat Narain; brothers, Devta din and Shivkumar. 
They had planted the crop of wheat which was ruined after a rainfall and hailstorm. The family had a debt blow. 
The family members of the deceased have alleged that he took such drastic step after a wrangling with Lekhpal. According to source, the farmer went to receive a  bank cheque of crop loss from Fatehpur Tehsil where he and Lekhpal both entangled in the quarrel.
 Barsati returned blank without any cheque. Till the late time he was sat outside of home; then he went to the upper room. After abiding the time the family member approached there; found him hanged. 
A suicide note was recovered from the spot. The police and the officers of Tehsil both on information reached there. The police took the body in custody and sent it for post-mortem.



                                                                    

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