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2 farmers commit suicide in Vidharbha

india Updated: Jan 29, 2007 12:36 IST
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Two debt ridden farmers allegedly committed suicide in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, reeling under agrarian crisis, police said on Monday.

Thirty-five year old Vijay Pawar, resident of village Rohna in Manora taluka of adjoining Washim district killed himself after constant crop failure and debt trap.

Pawar was a member of the gram-panchayat and leaves behind his wife, two sons and two daughters.

In the second incident, a farmer from village Lakhi under Pusad taluka of Yavatmal district committed suicide due to debt trap.