Bengal Potato Farmer Death: The incident of suicide of a potato farmer has come to light again on Sunday in Hooghly district of West Bengal. This has raised questions on Mamata Banerjee’s administration and the low price of potatoes.
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West Bengal News: again in west bengal potato farmer There have been allegations of abetment of suicide. hooghly Sensation has spread due to this incident in Senpur village of Khanakul district. The name of the dead potato farmer is Mansa Rana (65). According to the police and family sources, he had gone to sleep after having dinner at his home on Saturday. When I called him for a long time, there was no answer. After this, when the relatives went to the house, they found the door locked from inside. On going inside by breaking the door, it was found that he had hanged himself from the fan. suicide Have done. The local people first informed the police station. Later the police went and recovered the body and sent it for postmortem.
The family claims that he committed suicide due to debt. Prior to this, the opposition parties have also been alleging that the potato farmers in the state are not getting the proper price for the crop.
The potato farmer was burdened with the debt, he got stuck
According to the relatives of the deceased, like every year, he took a loan from the cooperative society and cultivated potatoes on 5 bighas of land. But due to not getting the price of potatoes, he was suffering from mental depression. He was worried about how to repay the loan. The family members knew this. Tried to make him understand a lot. The family claims that he committed suicide due to mental depression. The deceased Mansa lived with his wife and three children. In such a situation, the family is the only earner and the family is in mourning. Although the local administration does not want to comment on the unusual death of the potato farmer.
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Questions raised on Mamta government due to death of potato farmer
Last Friday, a potato farmer had died untimely in Medinipur’s Gaushala. His hanging body was recovered from the bathroom of his house. The family claims that a potato farmer named Bappa Das also committed suicide due to debt. He had cultivated potatoes in two bighas. He did farming by taking loan. There was a lot of borrowing in the market. The family claims that this decision has been taken due to the burden of that debt. For the last few days, dissatisfaction of potato farmers is being seen in different parts of the country. Potatoes were thrown on the road. Farmers say that they are not getting the price of potatoes. The government is buying potatoes from the farmers, but the farmers are not getting their share of the profit. Potato farmers are fuming with anger.
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