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Two farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha

Two farmers, said to be facing crop failure and reeling under debt, have allegedly committed suicide in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.



Akola: Two farmers, said to be facing crop failure and reeling under debt, have allegedly committed suicide in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, police sources said on Tuesday.
Nandkishor Garje, a resident of Rohinkhed village in adjoining Buldana district, swallowed poison yesterday afternoon, they said.
The 49-year-old took the extreme step just three days ahead of his daughter`s marriage on March 1.

Another farmer, Kailas Satrote (30), a resident of Lodegaon village in neighbouring Washim district, also consumed poison yesterday, the sources said.

Cases of accidental deaths have been registered and further investigation was on, they added.

Both agriculturists committed suicide reportedly due to constant crop failure and increasing loan burden.

PTI

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