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Farmer upset, kills self

Amid traditional religious fervor of Kati Bihu, a poor farmer in Nalbari district committed suicide on Sunday sending shock and anger across the state.

Identified as Dibakar Kalita, the 48-year-old farmer of Nakhara village in Tihu has been remaining disappointing for the last couple of days after repeated flood waves ravaged his croops. He left behind his wife and two daughters. This is the second suicide committed a farmer in the state in one month. 

 

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