Maharashtra farmer suicides: 50% of kin denied relief

February 10, 2015 0 Comments

Chittaranjan Tembhekar,TNN | Feb 9, 2015,

MUMBAI: Families of nearly half of the farmers in Maharashtra who have committed suicide over the last four years are not eligible to get even the paltry Rs 1 lakh compensation thanks to government rules. Maharashtra, along with Tamil Nadu, WB, AP, Chhattisgarh and MP, registers a high number of farmer suicides.