Kerala: 58 farmers commited suicide in 4 years

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015,21:47 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | As many as 58 farmers have committed suicide in Kerala during the last four years, the state Assembly was informed today.
In a written reply, state Agriculture Minister K P Mohanan said a sum of Rs 34.50 lakh had been disbursed to the families of the 37 deceased farmers from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund after the United Democratic Front Government came to power.
He said a number of steps had been taken to improve the living standadard of farmers.