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Farmer commits suicide due to ‘crop failure’

A farmer allegedly committed suicide in Junagadh district on Friday apparently due to crop failure,police said.

Written by Express News Service | Rajkot | Published: October 20, 2012 2:39 am

A farmer allegedly committed suicide in Junagadh district on Friday apparently due to crop failure,police said. According to Junagadh police,45-year-old Jilubha Jethava was found hanging from a ceiling at his house in Rahij village in Mangrol Taluka. His family members said he was worried about loan that he had taken to purchase seeds and fertilisers. So far,over 30 farmers have committed suicide in Saurashtra region,allegedly due to crop failure.

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