Bargarh/Bhubaneswar, 05/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / swarna Prava Nayak )- : Another farmer from Bargarh district committed suicide by consuming pesticides on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as P. Navin Kumar of Nuakhairpali village.
According to information, Kumar took the extreme step as he had taken agricultural loans for raising crops in nearly 10 acres of land. Despite repeated use of pesticides for eight to ten times, pests damaged bulk of the crops.
Earlier on November 1, Brunda Sahu of Kalapani in the district had ended his life after torching his crops. He was under severe mental stress after failing to control pest attack on his maize crops on his half acre land.