Balasore: Yet in another incident a debt-ridden farmer dies in the state allegedly after consuming poison today at Balasore.
The deceased farmer, Ramachandra Bara of Baliapata village in Balasore district consumed poison this morning after failing to repay his loan.
He was admitted to a nearby hospital in a critical condition, where he took his last breath under treatment.
The family members claimed, Ramachandra was under a lot of stress due to crop loss planted in 2-acre land. After the crop loss, he was very worried about repaying his loan burden
However, with Ramachandra’s death, the farmers’ death toll due to suicides is rising simultaneously in the State.