Bargarh Repeats In Rayagada As One More Commits Suicide Over Crop Damage and Loan Burden


Rayagada: The lethal conspiracy of pest attack and loan burden has claimed the life of a farmer today in Malisiripur village under Muniguda police station limits in the district. Narendra remained in hospital for a week after suicide attempt on last Sunday.

The deceased farmer has been identified as Narendra Hikaka. Narendra Kikaka breathed his last in a hospital while under treatment after suicide attempt on last Sunday.

According to reports, Narendra Hikaka had grown paddy over 3 acres of land along with one and half acre of cotton this year taking loan from private money lenders of his village. However, Narendra found himself to repay the loan as his crop was completely damaged and a disturbed Narendra deciding to end his life consumed poison last Sunday.

Family members rushed Narendra to a nearby hospital following the suicide attempt and later shifted to Bissam Cuttack Christ Hospital due to his deteriorating condition. He died in the hospital under treatment today morning.
Muniguda police have started investigation into the incident.


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