BHUBANESWAR: A farmer of Dhenkanal district on Wednesday committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree.
Two blocks which have experienced scanty rainfall in the state are Odapada in Dhenkanal district (-71.9 per cent) and Kaniha in Angul district (-59.5 per cent).
His family members also alleged that he took this step after his crop was lost due to drought.
We will also find out his actual agricultural land and loan amount," he added.Another farmer Artabandhu Rout of Khandiabandha village of the district attempted suicide by consuming poison on Wednesday morning.
Later his younger brother Prakash Kumar Sahu, 38, and others found his body at the backyard.
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