Young farmer commits suicide in Bargarh after hailstorm hit crop

Sambalpur, Mar 9 (UNI) A young farmer of Chhuriapali village in Sohela block of Bargarh district committed suicide after he suffered crop loss due to hailstorm on February 26 last.

The farmer, identified as Sukhiram Pradhan (27), cultivated tomato, brinjal and onion in 3 acres of land and evrything was alright till February 25.The sudden wind and hailstorm on February 26 made his livelihood miserable . His standing crop –mainly vegetables got totally damaged and he was under mental pressure since that day.