MP farmer commits suicide by consuming poison


A farmer, Srikrishna Meena,having obligation of Rs. 10 lakh, purportedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Madhya Pradesh’s Raisen district.

It comes when Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur region is bubbling a direct result of an farmers’ agitation.

Curfew in the violencehit Mandsaur area of Madhya Pradesh has, in any case, been casual from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., today.

Mandsaur District Collector Om Prakash Srivastava yesterday said check in time would be casual for longer periods today in the region.

“Time limitation would be casual for longer hours tomorrow. ATMs will be opened, drain, oil and diesel accessibility will likewise be guaranteed,” Srivastava told ANI.

Time limit was casual for a couple of hours last night.

Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has requested a legal enquiry into the passings of five agriculturists amid the current agitation.

He has declared a remuneration of Rs. one crore to the kinfolk of those executed and Rs. five lakh for those harmed in the violence.

Web benefits in Mandsaur, Ratlam and Ujjain stayed suspended after the farmers’ challenges.

Mandsaur has been facing a tense situation with farmers protesting over their demands for remunerative prices for their produce and a farm loan waiver not being met.

This unfortunately took an ugly turn earlier on Tuesday when five farmers were killed and eight others were injured in police firing.