Farmer commits suicide for Rs 5000 in Odisha

Another debt-ridden farmer commits suicide by eating poison. Bholanath Pradhan had taken a loan amount of Rs 5000 and 10 bags of fertilizer for his 3-acre land. The loan amount on paper was put down by the loan officer as Rs 51000 and 10 bags of fertilizer instead, which Bholanath was unaware of. 

Mamta Patra reports from Sarpal village, Redhakol block in Sambalpur district of Odisha for IndiaUnheard

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