Ganjam: A farmer who allegedly consumed poison three days ago died today while undergoing treatment at MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur.
The deceased identified as Sanyasi Swain of Tanka Chhai village under Kabisuryanagar police station consumed poison allegedly due to crop loss and loan burden.
According to reports, Sanyasi had cultivated paddy in some acres of his land for which he had borrowed money from different sources.
However, his crops were damaged. As a result, he couldn’t repay the loans. He was under severe mental pressure. Unable to bear the trauma, Sanyasi consumed poison, the sources added.