Let me kill myself: UP farmer tells Yogi Adityanath as he returns Rs 2,000 received from PM scheme


PTI

Write Comment     |     E-Mail To a Friend     |     Facebook     |     Twitter     |     Print


New Delhi, Mar 19 (IT): A debt-ridden Agra farmer has sent Rs 2,000 he received under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The potato farmer also sent a letter to the chief minister, demanding euthanasia.

Speaking to the Times of India, 39-year-old Pradeep Sharma said that he has sent Rs 2,000 to Yogi Adityanath and if the chief minister cannot help him, "he can at least grant me the permission to kill myself". The farmer also said that he is under Rs 35 lakh debt.

 

Pradeep Sharma said that he lives with his family in rented accommodation and has been struggling to make ends meet. He said that he has written to the district administration and state government seeking help after crop loss in 2016 but never received a reply.

"In December last year, I had gone to Delhi to meet Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh but returned empty-handed from there too," he said.

Pradeep Sharma said that he had brought the matter to the notice of the administration officials when his debt-ridden uncle died of a heart attack in 2015.

In December last year, a Maharashtra-based onion farmer sent his paltry income of Rs 1,064 from selling 750 kg onion to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a mark of protest.

"I produced 750 kg of onion this season but was offered a rate of Rs 1 per kg at Niphad wholesale market last week. Finally, I could negotiate a deal for Rs 1.40 per kg and received Rs 1,064 for 750 kg," farmer Sanjay Sathe told PTI.

Days later, another onion farmer in Maharashtra registered his protest against the farm crisis by sending Rs 6 to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Write your Comments on this Article
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment   You have characters left.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
    
Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Kemmannu.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.
Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on kemmannu.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request. Hence, sending offensive comments using kemmannu.com will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Kemmannu.com be held responsible.
Similarly, Kemmannu.com reserves the right to edit / block / delete the messages without notice any content received from readers.




Nirmala Thonse organizes Awareness Campaign agains
View More

Thank you Dear CustomersThank you Dear Customers
Veez Konkani Illustrated Weekly e-Magazine # 90Veez Konkani Illustrated Weekly e-Magazine # 90
KEMMANNU CHURCH - Weekly Announcements.KEMMANNU CHURCH - Weekly Announcements.
Milarchi Laram - Issue Sep 2019Milarchi Laram - Issue Sep 2019
Milagres Milana 2020Milagres Milana 2020
Booking Open: Nayaab Residency, Court Back Road, UdupiBooking Open: Nayaab Residency, Court Back Road, Udupi
Shops and Flats for sale at Hampankatte, Kemmannu.Shops and Flats for sale at Hampankatte, Kemmannu.
Focus Studio, Near Hotel Kidiyoor, UdupiFocus Studio, Near Hotel Kidiyoor, Udupi
Canara Beach Restaurant, Hoode/Bengre, Udupi.Canara Beach Restaurant, Hoode/Bengre, Udupi.
Delite Catering, SanthekatteDelite Catering, Santhekatte
Canara Beach Restaurant Inaugurated at Bengre, Kemmannu.Canara Beach Restaurant Inaugurated at Bengre, Kemmannu.
Udupi: Congratulations to Raising smiles who won the first place in RED DROP AD- shoot competition..Udupi: Congratulations to Raising smiles who won the first place in RED DROP AD- shoot competition..
Maria TravelsMaria Travels
Welcome to Thonse Naturecure HospitalWelcome to Thonse Naturecure Hospital
Read online Uzvaad:<font color=red> Read online Uzvaad</font color=red>:
Read Online RaknnoRead Online Raknno
Kemmannu Platinum Jubilee Souvenir – Amruth KaanikKemmannu Platinum Jubilee Souvenir – Amruth Kaanik
Udupi TodayUdupi Today
St. Alphonsa of India