Visual portrait of farmer suicide goes viral

Going by the farmer suicide statistics of the past 3 years, close to 3,000 farmers have killed themselves because of draught-like situation and less crops. This year, the Marathwada region alone has seen over 200 farmer suicides in just 3 months. As per the Ministry of Agriculture, the total number of suicides committed by farmers in the last three years is 3,313. Given the facts and figures, it is not difficult to understand what the farmer situation in India is.But little do we know about what the families of these very farmers go through, what their children go through when they hear such incidences of suicides.

Aptly portrayed by skymetweather.com in a heart warming video, is the dilemma of a young girl who fears that her father might also commit suicide like her friend’s father did. Skymetweather.com strives to provide accurate information on climate, monsoon and natural calamities. It also provides weather news and analysis that could help farmers and fishermen to monitor their crops or catches. Information is available in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bangla, Punjabi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu.

Source: One INDIA

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