TAMIL NADU

Two farmers commit suicide

Bidar Sept. 21. Two farmers allegedly committed suicide at different places in the State in the past two days. Following loss of crop due to drought and unable to bear the burden of debt, a farmer ended his life in Bidar taluk on Sunday.

According to a complaint lodged by the family of Shantappa Saibannanavar (40) of Chambal village in Bidar taluk, he consumed pesticide to end his life. Malali Gowda (55) allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Varanahalli village in Channarayapatna taluk in Hassan district on Friday.

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