Wednesday, February 27, 2008

800 farmers commit suicide in 6 months

Agrarian crisis forced more than 800 farmers to commit suicide in four states during the first six months of 2007. As per the information provided by the government under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, Maharashtra remains the state with most
incidents (607) of suicides. It's followed by Andhra Pradesh (114), Karnataka(73) and Kerala (13).

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