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About 15 lakh farmers are debt-ridden in state

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Crop growers in Haryana are reeling under debt which is matter of serious concerns as they are the backbone of the economy. The increasing demand of farmers to waive off debt in state is the talk of the town these days and a huge proportions of small farmers is forced to


2 Farmers Suicide due to debt-ridden and stress

The woeful saga of desperate farmers continues, In a span of 24 hours, two more debt ridden farmers have committed suicide. Both have been identified as Baljeet singh Of Uddat Bhagat Ram Village and Beant Singh Of Ranghreal Village. Beant Singh ended his life after consuming sulphas tablets. The victim reportedly owned around 3 acres

Debt-ridden farmer jumps to death

Chandigarh: A debt ridden farmer of Golewala village in Faridkot allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Rajasthan Feeder Canal on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Jugraj Singh (45), owing a debt of Rs 30 lakh, took the extreme step. Iqbal Singh, a brother of the deceased, informed that Jugraj Singh had been to

Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide

Patiala: A 40-year-old farmer Hardeep Singh, son of Mahinder Singh, committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in his house in Matraan village, near sub-divisional township of Bhawanigarh in Sangrur district. According to the information available here Hardeep Singh was depressed for long due to debt burden. He was left with only one

Debt-ridden rice miller and his wife commits suicide; seven booked

Kapurtahala: In a tragic incident at Kapurthala, an old couple and reputed industrialist took the extreme step of committing suicide on Saturday morning. Shashi Mohan Aggarwal (60) and his wife Shimla Rani (58) of Sunny Side of Kapurthala were found vomiting in their bed room by their son Sanjiv. Sanjiv took them to a private

Debt ridden farmer along with 5 year old son commits suicide

Ludhiana: A debt ridden farmer along with his five year old son has committed suicide by jumping in canal near Katana Sahib. The body of the farmer was fished out on Monday morning while his son is still missing. The deceased have been identified as Jaswant Singh (38) and his son Jaskaran Singh. They were

Debt-ridden RAW operative dies, cremated after govt assurance

Gurdaspur: A debt-ridden RAW operative Karamat Rahi died after a brief illness at his native Khehra village under Ghania Ke Banger police station in Gurdaspur district on Wednesday night. He was 60 and is survived by his widow Sawinder Kaur and son Ranjit Singh. His family members initially refused to cremate him till their demands,

54-year-old debt-ridden farmer committed suicide

Ferozepur: A 54-year-old debt-ridden farmer committed suicide by jumping into the canal nearby his native place, on Friday at Ferozepur. The deceased has been identified as Surjit Singh resident of village Balle Wala in Ferozepur. The deceased was survived by three children including a daughter. Pargat Singh relative of deceased said that Surjit Singh has