Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday attacked BJP leader Narendra Modi, alleging that over 7,000 farmers had committed suicide in Gujarat during his tenure.
A total of 290,740 farmers have committed suicide during 1995-2001 due to various reasons.
The number of suicide by farmers has gone down in the country, the government stated in the Lok Sabha Friday.
Slamming the government over the issue of farmers` suicide, CPI-M today said in the Rajya Sabha that West Bengal too was witnessing such incidents now.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee denied reports about farmers` suicide in
Nearly 50 farmers allegedly committed suicide or died of cardiac arrest in Krishna district this month after suffering crop losses.
The Supreme Court on Monday said it
will examine the issue of farmers` suicide across the country
in the last few years and sought more details from a
petitioner who has questioned the government`s agricultural
Six farmers of Sakoda village
of the district attempted to commit suicide in front of the
Deputy Collector`s office today to protest delay in getting
compensation for crop failure, police said.
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August 28, 2014
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