Debt-Ridden Farmer Commits Suicide in Punjab

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Debt-Ridden Farmer Commits Suicide in Punjab
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A farmer who was allegedly debt-ridden today committed suicide by jumping before a train in Chehlanwala village in Mansa district of Punjab, police said.

According to police, villagers said Roop Singh (62) was under a debt of Rs two lakh and depressed after his cotton crop in about three acres of land got damaged due to torrent rains recently.

Meanwhile, Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU-Dakaunda) sought Rs ten lakh compensation to the next of kin of the farmer.

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