Five more vidarbha Aid Starved Farmers Suicides a Day: VJAS urged for urgent relief aid
The distress and despair in west vidarbha has claimed five more farmers suicide in last 24 hours taking toll to 608 in year 2013 after heavy rain and flood damaged crop and as per reports they are
1.Mahadeo Mahakulkar of village boregoan in Yavatmal
2 vishnu mahadeo satputeBaban Kadam of village Amala in wardha
3 rambhau bonde of village rantapur in Amaravti
4.Mahadeo paikhan of village punwat in yavatmal
5.sampat jinda lore of village wadner in Amaravati
Earlier this week during Dasara festival
6sherao jadhav of village kinhi in yavatmal
7.Ashok korade of village dabha in yavatmal
8.bhagwan gatkal of village bhar jahangir in washim
9.kavady aswale of village devurwada in chandrapur
10. sunil tagade of village antargoan in yavatmal
11.Naryan jakulwar of village rajapeth in yavatmal
12.suresh chincholkar of village kora in wardha
13.laxman kusram of village piprad in Yavatmal
farmers suicides were reported means every eight hours one debt trapped aid starved farmer's suicide is being reported but Maharashtra administration has turned blind eye to these innocent genocide as neither single paisa as relief aid nor the farm credit is being given even after Maharashtra chief minister Prathaviraj chavan has announced the relief package Rs.2000 crore and hostile and corrupt administration is responsible for these farm suicides , Kishore Tiwari of Vidarbha Janandolan Samiti (VJAS) informed today, urging urgent intervention of Indian Govt. to tackle very pathetic situation as state Govt. failed to give any healing touch to dying farming community, crying for food, medicine and relief aid .
Vidarbha farm suicides data
2012 : 916
2013 : (Till 3rd September —668)
“Most of the farm suicides are from villages which are flood affected and flood salvaged area and collector yavatmal district was asked visit families and to report ground truth of distress and despair forcing farmers to kill themselves by Maharashtra chief minister and to take fresh survey of but administration and babus have not moved out of A/C cabins and till today has not visited single family where debt trapped and aid starved farmers committed suicide more over all survey of crop damages are being done on office table resulting depriving million families in yavatmal who are flood affected from aid who are facing heavy damages to main crop of cotton, soya, paddy and tur in more than million hector if apathy of administration is continued ground situation likely fuel more distress and more farm suicides are feared if immediate central intervention is not reached to dying vidarbha’s flood hit people” Tiwari added.
The unseen record rain in drought prone vidarbha has been creating havoc and one lac families homeless and massive damage to standing crop in an around a million hector amounting more than Rs.20,000 crore hence Maharashtra Govt. being urged to give relief to 2 crore rain-flood hit population of vidrabha as flood-hit are in urgent need of food, compensation, fresh credit and medical help , Tiwari added.
Vidarbha rain-flood crisis needs integrated relief package that should address compensation crop damages to all farmers as rain is till continued the flood victims are crying for help and property ,credit restoration and fresh crop loan to vidarbha farmers ,food security for all effected families under antyodaya, free health services and 100% reimbursement of fees for higher professional education is need of the hour, Tiwari urged Maharashtra CM but local administration ground report is not in line with crisis delaying needy help to distressed people.