Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide

ANI | Updated: Mar 21, 2018 06:43 IST

Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide .

Agra [Uttar Pradesh] [India], Mar . 21 (ANI): A debt-ridden farmer in Agra city of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday committed suicide after he could not bear the pressure of loan and his daughter's marriage .

According to the late farmer's son, Kanchan Singh from Shamshabad owed Rs 5 lakh to a bank, two lakh to lenders, and had an immense pressure of marrying his daughter off the next month .

The son also said that he appealed to the Central government and was clueless about his next action .

Farmer suicide, which is a major issue across India for years now, reveals deeply-rooted tenacious causes such as lack of irrigation, fragmentation of land, unsuitability of seeds and inadequate sources of credit .(ANI)