Tomar further informed the Lower House that the government has not received any reports on farmers committing suicide due to unavailabilty of fertiliser in the country.
Of the 466, 343 cultivated their own land while 123 victims cultivated agricultural lands taken on lease
Good rain, better yields, seizure of sub-standard seeds cited as reasons
Raju, who works as a teacher in Siddipet, has so far visited 2,500 households across TS, since 2001 and continues to do so, to help the family members of those farmers who killed themselves
In Balangir district, the most awaited agrarian festival of Western Odisha seems to have been robbed of its charm as cases of farmer suicides over debts and crop loss were reported.
Court had noted that the state has created two artificial classes of farmers who have ended lives
In March alone, 66 farmers have committed suicide in the Marathwada region, which is the most parched and backward region of the state.
Sinha has been agitating for farmers' rights and was recently detained in Akola, Maharashtra while leading a protest for the acceptance of demands of the farmers in Vidarbha.