Dhulichand allegedly took poison at his home in Rahata village of Sehore, but his family says a local doctor has refused to confirm that he died of poisoning. District collector Sudam Khaade says no poison was found during the autopsy.
"He had loans worth about 4 lakhs. He also had loans from the village. About 1-2 lakhs worth of money. All his crops had dried," his son said, asserting that his father was deeply stressed because of his debts.
The Chief Minister, who described himself as a farmer who understood the pain of the protesters, sat on a 'peace fast' over the weekend.
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