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The highest numbers of 125 suicides were reported in drought-prone Beed district and the lowest 42 suicides were from Hingoli district.
A division bench of the Hyderabad High Court directed the two States to utilise the services of legal services authorities in identifying the beneficiaries under the two schemes.
Refuting media reports of debt being the reason behind the suicide, the officer said prima facie a monetary dispute was the reason behind the step.
There is no remunerative price in Kurnool Market Yard and no takers for their produce.
Of the 63, the highest of 19 deaths were reported from Beed district followed by Osmanabad 14, Nanded 8, Aurangabad and Parbhani 7 each, Latur 4 and Jalna and Hingoli 2 each.
The family members of the deceased claimed that he was frustrated since he had lost cotton crop on four acres of land due to flood this monsoon.
Opposition Congress is planning to take to the streets over the State Government’s failure to address the distress situation in agriculture sector which has led to the suicide of a farmer in Kalahandi
The scourge of farmers’ suicide reared its ugly head again in the State as a farmer resorted to the extreme step in Kalahandi district on Saturday.
Police said the farmer first hung his 11-year-old daughter and his four-year-old son before he and his mother ended their lives in a similar manner.
Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai is in favour of holding beauty contests in paddy fields if that serves the purpose of attracting the youth to farming.
Over the past two decades, Neelima has been working on the issue of farmer suicides, and the causes behind them.
The victim had taken some private loans for sowing in this season, but the rains disappeared and he was worried that the dry spell may extend and burn his crop this year too.
In the second incident, a 34-year-old cultivator hanged himself at his residence in Shivani Taka village under Sindkhedraja tehsil of Buldhana district, an official said.
The human rights body has put 639 as the number of suicides committed between March and May, 2018 as stated by the government in the state assembly.
Venkateshappa (55), a silk farmer from Mattla Halli, Kolar Taluk under Kolar Rural Police limits committed suicide by hanging himself today morning.