12 Farmer Suicides in 45 days in Punjab's Cotton Belt | Read
PUBLISHED ON: October 6, 2015 | Duration: 2 min, 22 sec
15-year- old Karamjit Kaur is in a state of shock, her father Sukhminder Singh, a 42-year- old farmer, consumed pesticide and hanged himself from a tree in his field, a day after he destroyed his pest ridden cotton crop. What is worrying the elders most is the repayment of Rs. three lakh bank loan taken by the farmer in Punjab.