Man commits suicide in Jharkhand due to water crisis

Ranchi, April 27 (IANS) A man committed suicide in Jharkhand’s Giridih district as a result of severe water crisis in the state, sources said on Wednesday.

According to the sources, Dilip Yadav a resident of Purnanagar committed suicide by jumping in a well.

He had taken a loan of Rs. 70,000 for boring his well which had dried up due to the heatwave, family members said.

However, no water was found after 700 feet inside the earth.

Dilip was shocked over the incident and jumped in the well on Tuesday, the sources added.

Jharkhand is witnessing heatwave and acute water crisis.

Majority of water sources have dried up. In many parts of the state, villagers are being forced to use contaminated water.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here