Mandsaur (MP): ioktimes : Days after newly elected Chief Minister Kamal Nath introduced a loan waiver for Madhya Pradesh farmers, a farmer who had approached the Mandsaur mandi to sell his onion crop died after listening to about the crumbling prices of the kitchen staple.
Bherulal Malviya had come to Mandsaur mandi to sell 27 quintals of onion but as a result of a steep fall in prices, the middle-aged farmer received simply Rs 10,440 on the rate of Rs 372 per quintal. Devastated with the measly amount, he suffered a coronary heart attack. The 40 years old was once rushed to the hospital where he died during healing.
The incident used to be narrated by way of Malviya’s son Ravi who mentioned the farmer had extreme chest pains and collapsed within the market. Other members of his household delivered that he had died of trauma after hearing in regards to the falling prices of onion in the market. The family of the deceased has considering the fact that demanded the state govt.’s help.
With bumper creation, onion is promoting at Rs 50 per quintal to Rs 800 per quintal in the markets of Malwa, the biggest producer of onion and garlic in MP. The selling fee of garlic is Rs a hundred to Rs 200 per quintal in wholesale markets in the state.