A farmer, hailing from Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s constituency, Varuna, committed suicide, unable to clear debts.
The deceased farmer is identified as Chennappa (53), a resident of Lakshmipura village. Chennappa had a loan of Rs six lakh which he had borrowed for cultivation purpose. But after the loss of crop due to failure of monsoon, Chennappa had no money to clear his debt, which led to his suicide.
Mysuru rural police have registered a complaint and are investigating the incident.