November 21st, 2011
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Palakkad farmer ends his life

farmers suicidePalaghat: A debt ridden farmer committed suicide at Palakkad today. Pallikkade Balan’s son Chandran (55) consumed poison yesterday night at 9. Though he was rushed to Palakkad Government district Hospital and from there taken to Thrissur Medical College, his life could not be saved. Chandran passed away today morning at the hospital.

Chandran who was a farmer had borrowed money from Peruvambe Service Corporative bank for this paddy cultivation. In order to return the loan he had also sold off some land. As could not repay the loan in total he lost all hope and decided to end his life. Chandran’s daughter was married off last month. It is believed that after the marriage his debt increased. After he lost his crops the man was depressed and in despair he ended his life.



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