1,271 farmers’ suicide cases reported in Chhattisgarh

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 04 Aug 2017 10:40:59


Staff Reporter,


Till date, a total 11,816 cases of suicide have been registered in the State. Out of 11816 cases, 1,271 were farmers and the remaining 10,555 were others. In the year 2015-16 and till June 30, 2017-18, 11 suicide cases were reported due to financial crisis and 17 suicide cases were reported due to loan burden, replied State Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra in the House while replying to a query of MLA Dhanendra Sahu. State government approved financial aid of Rs 11,23,328 compensation in 17 farmers’ suicide case.