Saturday, January 10, 2015

After Supreme Court now NHRC to Examine Vidarbha farm Suicides Issue-16 more Vidarbha farmers suicides reported in 2015

After Supreme Court now NHRC to Examine Vidarbha farm Suicides Issue-16   more Vidarbha farmers suicides reported in 2015
Dated-11th January 2015

The ongoing farm suicide spiral is in agrarian crisis hit vidarbha region   is continue in new year 2015 as 16 more farmers suicides reported in this month whereas 1142 innocent distressed and aid starved farmers killed themselves in year 2014 even  The Supreme Court is  examine the issue of suicide deaths by debt-ridden farmers from drought-hit state of Maharashtra which witnessed a horrific incident of a 75-year-old tiller lighting his own funeral pyre in Vidharbha region last month, now National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken serious cognizance of the complainant filed by farm advocacy group Vidarbha Janandolan Samti (VJAS) regarding Saiyad Ansar Ali and other farmers of vidarbha. farmers suicides ,VJAS convener Kishor Tiwari informed today .
 VJAS has earlier filed complainant before NHRC when even after 110 innocent drought hit farmers killed in November and December but Govt. was unmoved and NHRC has taken urgent cognizance of seriousness of issue and responded
Date: Fri, Jan 9, 2015 Subject: Your Complaint to NHRC…
 NHRC has recieved your complaint regarding saiyad ansar ali and other farmers of vidarbha. The Regn. No. is : 90/13/32/2015.

The recent  16 farm victims in first 10 days 2015 are
1.ashok ugemuge of village bamarda in wardha, 2.atul mane of village bori in yavatmal, .3.manohar sheijal of tiwaran in yavatmal , 4.ramrao tonge of village dadera in Nagpur  5.shila athwale from village lohara in washin  6.pandharinath sanap of shendi in bhandara   7.ramesh khamankar and   8.madhukar pandore from village runza in yavatmal   9.kisan meshram of village shendri in buldhana  10.kisan kumare of village panjara in yavatmal  11.sitaram  bagde of village kelvad in nagpur    12.sandeep makde of wedad in yavatmal,   13.amol ghotekar of pandhari in amaravati,  14. Hari pachbhai of village khapri in yavatmal   15. Rajendra awchar of paturda in buldhana   16.moreshwar thavari of village aambamkna in chandrapur ,these are aid starved drought hit  farmers as till date they have not received single paisa as relief more over relief amount released by state Govt .for around 2 million west vidarbha of is only Rs.500 crore directing to administration to pay only Rs.4500 per farmers as against average losses of cotton and soyabin  more than Rs.45,000 per henctor amounting Rs.25 thousand crore ,which is peanut will trigger more farm suicides in distressed region ,Tiwari added

‘Govt. is til unmoved even supreme court social  bench headed by   justice  Chief Justice H L Dattu an also comprising Justices A K Sikri and R K Agrawal issued notice to Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Maharashtra Government seeking their responses on the vidarbha agrarian issues asking Govt. to clear stand  on  issue of immediate relief of Rs 25,000 per hectare of land from Maharashtra Government to the drought-hit farmer families along with a complete or reasonable waiver of crop loans to farmers and to Provide them 100-day wage subsidy under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) but both central and state Govt. failed to take serious note of apex court on plight of dying farmers now as NHRC has considered in mass genocide of agrarian community as freezing of human rights will have some impact to sensitize the issue which is mostly related to   policies of cost and banking credit and promotion of wrong cash crop by states in dry land of vidarbha forcing them tp kill themselves ‘Tiwari said .    

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