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Another debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Odisha

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jajpur town, Jan 21:

Another farmer commits suicide in Odisha by hanging self due to alleged loan debt burden and crop failure.

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The deceased indentified as Prabir Kumar Sahu (50) was a native of Paramanandpur village in the district.

According to reports, the deceased farmer had availed huge loans from private money lenders but due to crop failure he was unable to repay the debt. He was under stress since last few days which forced him to take such drastic step, his family has alleged.

On Wednesday afternoon, he told his family members that he was going to toilet. When he did not return after a long time, the family searched for him. They found him hanging from a tree.

He was immediately rushed to the Jajpur district headquarters hospital, but was declared brought dead.