Farmer Commits Suicide Over Crop Loss In Kendrapara

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Kendrapara: A farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide at Rajnagar area in Kendrapara district today.

The deceased was identified as Rama Chandra Barik of Nuru village under Rajnagar Block.

According to sources, Barik had cultivated paddy at his 4-acre land this year.  However, cyclone Bulbul has completely damaged his crops.

Worried about debts and crop loss, the farmer took the drastic by consuming pesticide today morning.

Though Barik was rescued and rushed to a nearby hospital in a critical condition, he was declared brought dead by the doctor.

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