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Two farmers commit suicide in Tumakuru district

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Two farmers allegedly committed suicide in Tumakuru talluk on Saturday.

A 55-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a tree in Nandihalli in Tumakuru taluk on Saturday morning. The police said that the deceased has been identified as Halappa alias Allappa, resident of Nandihalli.

He had taken Rs. 3 lakh loan from private money lenders, but his land had been acquired by the KIADB.

He has two daughters, both married, and a son working in Bengaluru.

A case has been registered in Kora police station.

Suicide in school

A 31-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a beam in government primary school in Konemadenahalli in Gubbi taluk of Tumakuru district on Saturday morning.

The police said that the deceased has been identified as Vedamurthy of Konemadenahalli.

He had four acres of land where he had grown arecanut and plantain, but the crop had dried up.

He had taken loan amounting to Rs. 2.5 lakh from the State Bank of Mysore and Kaveri Grameena Bank.

A case has been registered in Gubbi police station.

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