114 daily wagers, 31 farmers died by suicide every day in India last year

New Delhi: In a distressing trend, an average 114 daily wage labourers and 31 farmers and agricultural workers died by suicide every day across India in 2022.

According to Kashmir Media Service, India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) in its annual report said that overall, 1.70 lakh suicides were reported in 2022, which was 4 per cent higher than 1.64 lakh in 2021.

The maximum suicides were in Maharashtra state (37.6 per cent), Karnataka state (21.2 per cent), Andhra Pradesh state (8.1 per cent), Tamil Nadu state (6.4 per cent) and Madhya Pradesh state (5.7 per cent).

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