Farmer commits suicide due to loss of crop in Gujarat
Anak Jebalia (35) allegedly consumed poison at his house in Vavdi village in Dahri taluka of Amreli district, about 250 kilometers from here, and died on the way to the hospital, said sub-inspector Bharat Borisagar of Chalala police station.
Borisagar said that police had registered a case of unnatural death and further probe into the incident was underway.
A state government release Thursday had informed that Gujarat was staring at water scarcity as it had received just 73.87 percent of rainfall this monsoon.
The release had added Kutch had received just 26.51 percent of average rainfall so far, while north Gujarat got 42.93 percent, central Gujarat 66.83 percent, Saurashtra 72.20 percent, and south Gujarat got the highest of 94.79 percent.