Monday, June 04, 2007

Farmers start commiting suicide ahead of CM's visit

The farmers in Karnataka have started committing suicide to welcome
the CM H.D Kumarswamy.

Farmer commits suicide ahead of CM's visit
Saturday May 26 2007 11:57 IST

MYSORE: Ahead of the visit by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to Chamarajanagara town in the neighbouring district, a leading farmer and his own party JD(S) local leader has committed suicide after being unable to pay debt.

Somanna committed suicide by consuming pesticide, police said. In a six-page letter addressed to the Chief Minister, 65 year-old a B Somanna gave details of his borrowings from private money lenders and banks and said many farmers like him had not been able to avail of the benefits given by the state government on loan and interest waiver due to various problems.


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