UP farmer commits suicide after rain destroys crops

Firozabad, February 14 (KMS): A 27-year-old farmer hanged himself to death in Indian state Uttar Pradesh (UP).

Father of two sons, a two-year-old and a six-month-old, Satyendra was was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his room in Jatau area of Firozabad district.

Satyendra’s elder brother Yatendra Kumar said, “Satyendra was not eating properly for the past few days, and rarely talked to us.”

Last month, a 42-year-old farmer died of a heart attack in the Narkhi block of Firozabad district, after his wheat and mustard crop was destroyed by rainfall and hailstorm. Rameshwar Kumar, whose body was found in a field, had sown potato on 10 bigha land and taken on rent another 15 Bigha on which wheat was sown.

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