Nashik: Farmer Babulal Sukhdeo Patil Nikam (resident of Mauje Devghat, Malegaon) committed suicide after consuming a poisonous substance on Thursday. With this the number of farmer suicide in the district reached 78. Highest 14 farmer suicides have taken place in Kalvan taluka.
There is rise in number of farmer suicides since last three years as there is no price for crop and indebtedness. After a farmer committed suicide in Dindori on Wednesday, another farmer ended his life on Thursday. Two farmers ended their lives in last two days.
Babulal Patil Nikam committed suicide at 8 am.