Two farmers die by suicide in Bathinda
Bathinda, April 20
Upset over a fall in wheat yield, two farmers allegedly died by suicide in two incidents in Bathinda district.
Jaspal Singh, 39, of Maiserkhana village died after he jumped earlier than a prepare on the Bathinda-Ambala railway monitor on the village late final night time. He’s survived by his mother and father, spouse and two kids.
Jaspal was reportedly upset because of the low crop yield this season and was not capable of repay the mortgage of Rs 9 lakh that he had taken from a non-public financial institution.
Within the second case, Gurdeep Singh (28) of Mansa Khurd village died after consuming a toxic substance.
BKU (Ekta-Ugrhan) chief Harjinder Singh Baggi mentioned the brother of the deceased had additionally died by suicide 10 years in the past because of dangerous monetary situation.
He mentioned the debt burden of the farmers had grown because of low yield of wheat.
Farm union leaders have demanded Rs 10 lakh compensation to the households of each the deceased, a authorities job to a member of the family of every and full mortgage waiver for his or her households.