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Six farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha in two days: Samiti

Six farmers have committed suicide in last two days in various parts of Vidarbha region, an NGO, said on Thursday. As many as 55 farmers have committed suicide in November alone while the figure of farmers suicides in year 2009 has gone up to 892, Vidarbha Janandolan Samiti president Kishore Tiwari said in a release.

india Updated: Nov 26, 2009 19:31 IST

Six farmers have committed suicide in last two days in various parts of Vidarbha region, an NGO, said on Thursday.

As many as 55 farmers have committed suicide in November alone while the figure of farmers suicides in year 2009 has gone up to 892, Vidarbha Janandolan Samiti president Kishore Tiwari said in a release.

The six deceased have been identified as Daulat Mahure (village Jhamkola), Yavatmal, Namdeo Phatkar (Tandulwadi), Akola, Maroti Netam (Sakhi, Yavatmal, Abhiman Bhure (Kinhi), Yavatmal, Ninaji Badukhule (Warkhed), and Dalpat Panchbudhe (Koshti), both from Buldana, it said.

Since the farmers suicides was raising its ugly head again, the farmers and Samiti have decided to take out a morcha to State Legislature in Nagpur on the first day of Winter Session of State Assembly on December 8, Tiwari added.