61 farmers ended lives in C’garh in 8 months this year: Govt

61 farmers ended lives in C’garh in 8 months this year: Govt
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RAIPUR: Sixty one farmers have committed suicide in Chhattisgarh between April and November this year, the state government informed the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.
State Revenue Minister Premprakash Pandey gave this information in a written reply to a question asked by Leader of Opposition TS Singhdeo.
“Sixty one farmers have committed suicide across Chhattisgarh between April 1 and November 30, 2017,” the minister said.
As per the reply, 14 farmers have committed suicide in Balodabazar district during the period, followed by Kabeerdham (13), Bemetara (9), Rajnandgaon (9) and Durg (4).

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