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Three farmers end life

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Three farmers committed suicide in separate incidents in Nalgonda district on Sunday.

At Kodandapuram village of P.A.Pally mandal, Ponaganti Yadaiah (40) committed suicide by touching the electric wires. Death was instant for him.

Another farmer Punukunta Lingaiah (45), native of Pamulapadu village of Vemulapally mandal, cultivated cotton at Bheemaram village, where he holds a couple of acres.

He was found hanging to a tree in his cotton field on Sunday morning. Vallapudasu Srinivas (35), another cotton farmer from Topucherla village of Vemulapally mandal, consumed pesticide to end his life late Saturday night. All the three farmers had cultivated cotton , but suffered loss due to poor production and lack of support price in the market.

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