Farmer ends life over loan burden in Berhampur

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Berhampur: A farmer of Totagumuda village under Gosani block in Paralakhemundi died while undergoing treatment at MKCG hospital in Berhampur today.

The identity of the deceased farmer is yet to be ascertained.

According to sources, the victim had taken loan amount from a bank for the cultivation of paddy farming. Unable to repay the loan burden, he took the extreme step by consuming pesticides.

The farmer was rescued and admitted to MKCG hospital in Berhampur where he succumbed this morning.

The body will be handed over to the family members after the post-mortem, police said.

 

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