KBC Vidarbha Farm Widow Threaten to commit suicide - Aparna Malikar’s urged Smt.Sonia Gandhi for intervention
Varha-kawadha -8th October 2011
Vidarbha farm widow who is the news due to entry on hot seat on popular Hindi serial of ‘Sony TV -Kaun Banega Crorepati(KBC)’ Aprana Maliker has threaten to commit suicide along with her father and brother if atrocities done by local congress leader who his her brother of her husband and local police are not stopped .she has written letter to UPA chief Smt.Sonia Gandhi on Affidavit narrating her pathetic condition and grave injustice done after her husband committed suicide due crop failure and huge debt urging soniaji for urgent intervention in order to save dying family.
Narrating her saga in a letter farm widows has high lighted the plights of 8,000 vidarbha farm widows who are facing same fate after their husband are committing suicide as these widows are denied the right to cultivate and they are forced to leave the house and blamed for the tragedies asking UPA chief to create law to protect rights of farm wdows and provide complete rehabilitation package ,Aparna Malikar urged in a affidavit submitted to her.
Un folding her untold saga ,farm widows affidavit throw light on the fact that how the unfortunate death of husband of vidarbha farm widow who is victim of on going agrarian crisis happens to be the younger brother of Nagpur base congress leader and deputy mayor of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) and Politically very close to maharashtra home ministry Aaba Patil, can force farm widows to see her father and brother behind the bar and her removal from house before funeral of the diseased debt-trap farmer ,KBC’s fame Vidarbha Farm widow Aparna Malikar informed in letter on affidavit .
She adds in her letter that ‘My husband Sanjay Malikar was cultivating the family owned land since 2001 and he was official cultivator of the land as official revenue record but all income was shared by other brothers Raghunath,Sunil and Raju who are staying at Nagpur but when agrarian crisis started 2005 and cotton economy collapse ,heavy losses in Agriculture change the happy days turned in to gloomy one when debt started mounting creating fresh default with banks and harassment from the family members that forced him to kill himself but tragedy which has not darken by future but he has stuck to parent very badly when Raghunath Malikar used his political contacts and turned case farmers suicide in to culpable homicide lodging the FIR against my father Arun tathe and brother Amol Tathe and me too and police booked offence against us and arrested my father and brother ,they were behind the bar for more than 45 days ,it was not enough for these brothers who forced to out of my house and locked house but decided to live there only occupy the house and land and started cultivating it but atrocities are till continued and my parents are going to court and am also fighting legal battle to get my right of land .after the struggle of survival now I have got the strength and confidence to restart the life hence I joined open university to complete my matriculation .before the help from mega star Abhitabh Bachachan it was helping hand from P.sainath Mumbai and Adv.Amita Joseph New Delhi who helped me start cultivation and education of two daughters now KBC has changed my life but I an scared of past experience and pray the god not repeat the same ’ Aparna Malikar said .
‘when hundreds of vidarbha farm widows shared their experience this is common problem and serious plights farm widows of early 30s as most of widows are denied the land right and blamed for the suicide of husband and forced to leave the house ,if they are fighting for their legal land right they subjected for the severe atrocities and life is made miserable and civil society is mare spectators is most of cases hence we are demanding the proper rehabilitation and protection to all farm widows who are facing the similar problem like me.KBC can focus problem one Aparna but what about thousand of Aparnas who are dying before the death ’Malikar added.
‘when BigB asked ,you are widow but till you are wearing ‘Mangalsutra’ ,my answer was to protect from society this is must ,he was shocked and touched but I was cool as this was simple question for me and for all widows who lost husband in early 30s as well. KBC has given the opportunity to civil society to respond to answer and we are victims of the decision of our father to select farmer as our life partner when we are told that India in last decade more than two lacs fourty thousand farmer killed themselves and vidarbha has been farm suicide capital of India ,I will request all parents not marry their beloved daughter to cotton farmer of vidarbha to avoid humiliation, gloom and despondency and jail too.’ Aparna urged.