Not an end? One more farmer commits suicide in Madhya Pradesh
Sehore (Madhya Pradesh), June 29: One more farmer has committed suicide on Thursday in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh.
Maharia Barila, 55, committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree in Sehore, the home town of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh.
According to his family, Maharia was under a debt of over one lakh and took such step for being unable to return the loan.
Around nine farmers had committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh within last 22 days.
A day before, a 65-year old farmer, named Nathu ji Meghwal, committed suicide by hanging himself in his fields.
Earlier, two debt-ridden farmers had committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad and Sagar.
These incidents are coming days after the state’s Mandsaur district witnessed a violent farmer protest.
The farmer suicide is increasing by the day in the state, following Mandsaur farmers’ agitation.