Two farmers from Telangana commit suicide

farmer-suicideTwo farmers from Telangana state committed suicide due to loan dept burden.

A farmer (40) committed suicide by consuming pesticide at Krishnapuram in Khammam District. He had taken 2 lakhs loan to cultivate Mirchi and cotton crops. Another tenant farmer Ambati Narayana (37) committed suicide by consuming pesticide at Chinna Boyanalu in Karimnagar District.

The Telangana Government led by Chandrasekhar Rao had waived Rs.17,000 crore worth farmers loans in 2 annual installments.But the failed rains and refusal of banks to extend fresh crop loans with pending loans , had led to suicides.