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3 farmers discovered useless in Bengal’s rice bowl Bardhaman; households allege suicide because of crop failure

Via PTI

BARDHAMAN: 3 farmers had been discovered useless in West Bengal’s rice bowl Purba Bardhaman district within the closing two days, police stated on Sunday.

The deceased farmers’ households claimed that they have got died by means of suicide after Cyclone Jawad-induced premature rain destroyed potato and paddy plants, whilst the district management is probing the incidents.

Two farmers have been discovered placing of their properties in Debipur and Bantir villages in Raina I block on Saturday.

Some other farmer used to be discovered placing in his space in Biruha village in Kalna II block on Friday.

The our bodies had been despatched to Bardhaman Clinical School and Medical institution for autopsy exam, a police officer stated.

District Justice of the Peace Priyanka Singla stated that the incidents are being investigated.

Alternatively, Raina I block BDO Soumen Banik stated that when initial investigation, it used to be discovered that the suicides weren’t because of crop loss, and the police and agriculture division had been requested to additional examine the incidents.

Pradip Mazumdar, guide to the state govt on agriculture, stated that the farmers’ suicide don’t have been because of crop failure as that they had gained monetary assist underneath ‘Krishak Bandhu’ scheme every week in the past.

Raina MLA Shampa Dhara additionally claimed that the deaths weren’t on account of crop failure.

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