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Madhya Pradesh: Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Damoh

The relatives of deceased alleged that the moneylenders had also threatened to kill him.


  |  Updated On : November 14, 2017 10:25 PM
Madhya Pradesh: Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Damoh

Madhya Pradesh: Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Damoh

New Delhi :  

A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday in Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh. He took the extreme step after failing to repay the debt due to crop failure.  

The relatives of deceased alleged that the moneylenders had also threatened to kill him.  

On November 8, a 42-year-old debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree near his farmland, police had informed.

The farmer, Hamir Singh Lodhi, ended his life by hanging himself from a tree near his farmland in Gopalpur village of the district, Gairatganj Police Station in-charge Rupesh Dubey had said.

The family members had said the deceased, a father of five daughters and a son, was reeling under debt and also facing problems in paying his electricity bills.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan government has been facing criticism over tackling the suicide issue of farmers.

First Published: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:15 PM

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