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India: 1,500 Farmers Commit Suicide

First Posted: 05/17/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:15 PM ET

Indian Farmers

The Belfast Telegraph:

Over 1,500 farmers in an Indian state committed suicide after being driven to debt by crop failure, it was reported today.

The agricultural state of Chattisgarh was hit by falling water levels.

Read the whole story: The Belfast Telegraph

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