Thursday, December 11, 2008

Six farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha: PTI

News >> State Six farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha: NGO
Thursday, December 11th, 2008 AT 11:12 PM
Tags: Farmers' suicide, Vidarbha, Vidarbha Janandolan Samiti
NAGPUR: Six farmers from various parts of the Vidarbha region have committed suicide during last three days, an NGO said today.
Out of the six farmers four have ended their lives during last two days, Vidarbha Janandolan Samiti president Kishore Tiwari said in a press release issued today.
The deceased have been identified as Ashok Pillare (Bhandara), Vinod Choudhary (Amravati), Jeewan Bhoyar, Vitthal Bhandarwar, Vasant Napte and Vaibhav Gourkar (all from Yavatmal). Tiwari said the Samiti would meet Chief Minister Ashok Chavan during the winter session of State Legislature to demand relief for the drought affected farmers.

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