Krishnan, aged 79, was facing a bank recovery procedure over his 25-cent land which includes his house in Pathar near Kavalappara and Suresh Gopi paid Rs 3.5 lakh to the bank to prevent the proceedings
Several expats, forced to return home due to COVID-19, who tried to start a farm are in a crisis due to the strict norms.
The farmer committed suicide after being heartbroken over the non-receival of insurance, compensation for crop destruction that occurred last time, said Satheesan.
Data from the Agricultural department reveals that crops on 11,109.25 hectares were damaged in the past 11 days, affecting around 52,361 farmers in the State.
The farmers, who have already become debt ridden due to the destruction of crops, are now facing a deep crisis due to the non-receipt of their crop insurance claims.
The prime minister landed this morning at Bathinda from where he was to go to the national martyrs' memorial at Hussainiwala.
The award, instituted by Malayala Manorama, carries a cash prize of Rs 3 lakh, citation and a gold medallion. The date of the award ceremony will be announced later.
The Delhi Police will remove the multiple layers of barricades at the three farmers' protest sites in a phased manner to facilitate the movement of the protesters who will start returning home from December 11.
The decision to end the 15-month-long protest was made after a consensus was reached over a revised draft proposal of the Centre on their pending demands.
The likely discussions with the two ministers will take place hours before the scheduled meeting at 2 pm of the SKM, which is spearheading the movement against three farm laws.