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மேற்கு வங்கத்தில் சிங்கூர் விவசாயிகள் தற்கொலை

Posted by newscap on January 19, 2008

மேற்கு வங்கத்தில் கம்யுனிஸ்டு ஆளுவதாகக் கூறிக் கொண்டு மறுகாலனிய பொருளாதார திட்டங்களை செயல்படுத்தி வரும் CPM போலி கம்யுனிஸ்டு அரசு, சிங்கூரில் குறைந்த விலைக்கு நிலங்களை வாங்கி டாடா நிறுவனத்துக்கு கொடுத்துள்ளது தெரிந்த விசயமே (நூறு கோடிகளுக்கு மேல் அரசுக்கு நஸ்டம்). இதனை தொடர்ந்து அந்த பகுதியில் விவசாயிகள் தற்கொலை செய்து வருவது தற்போது வெளிவரத் துவங்கியுள்ளது அது குறித்த செய்தி கீழே:

 Docs fear more suicides


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West Bengal CPM State and Singur Farmers Sucide

Posted by newscap on January 19, 2008

Docs fear more suicides

Statesman News Service
KOLKATA, Jan. 18: Doctors of a voluntary medical organisation, who spoke to farmers to know the impact of land acquisition on aged farmers in early 2007, fear more suicides in the coming days in view of today’s Calcutta High Court order.

Four farmers of Singur, who had been either displaced from their plots or rendered jobless as agricultural labourers after the acquisition, have committed suicide in the past eight months.

They had been suffering from depression and spending their days in anxiety since they were evicted from their lands.
Doctors from the Medical Service Centre visited several villages in five affected mouzas of Singur and spoke to the farmers who were displaced from their lands.
The doctors, including psychologists, said 40 elderly farmers, whose lands were acquired by the state government without taking their consent, were suffering from depression and anxiety disorder. Some of them have developed insomnia.
The doctors also observed that the farmers were displaying suicidal behaviour.
“With the High Court judgment going in favour of the state government, farmers, who hoped that they would get back their lands after winning the legal battle, will receive a shock which might drive them to end their lives,” Dr Mridul Sarkar, an MSC doctor, said.
Dr Sarkar, among those who carried out the survey, said they spoke to at least 1,000 farmers in Singur and found that 40 of them had been suffering from depression and insomnia.
All of them are aged farmers. “The survey report has gained significance because the Calcutta High Court verdict has gone against the farmers. The farmers need counselling,” the doctor said.

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