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Farmers’ suicides continue unabated

Farmers’ suicides continue unabated

Oct 06,2016 , 12:44 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Of the 250 suicides compensation had been paid to only 23 farmers and the 200 odd farmers’ families are yet to receive any compensation from the government. While failure of the government in paying compensation is one issue, the question dogging all the stake holders is, why the suicides are not being halted despite the government claiming to give a hand holding treatment to farmers.