Sambalpur: A farmer committed suicide by consuming poison over growing loan burden in Khairamal village under Jujumura block of Sambalpur district today.
The deceased has been identified as Abadhut Pradhan (45) of the same village.
As per the family members of the deceased, he had taken a bank loan to cultivate his farmland a few months back. However, at a later stage, he started remaining depressed after finding it difficult to repay the loan followed by crop loss.
Unable to cope up with the situation Abadhut consumed poison in a bid to kill self this morning and turned critical.
Though family members rushed him to the District Headquarters Hospital immediately, he died while being shifted to Sambalpur City Hospital for better treatment.