Bhubaneswar: In another such incident, a farmer reportedly attempted to commit suicide at Nagupada village under Kendumundi gram panchayat in Kalahandi district last night.
The victim was identified as Krupa Naik. Krupa consumed poison and became critical last night. He was first taken to the Jayspatana hospital. However, he was later shifted to Bhawanipatana District Headqurters Hospital and then to the VIMSAR, Burla as his condition deteriorated.
According to reports, Krupa had undertaken cultivation on four acres of land investing huge amount of money, which he had brought by way of loans from different sourses. As his crops were damaged, he was under stres. He reportedly consumed poison in an attempt to end life.