Raising the issue through a zero hour mention, KTS Tulsi (Nominated) said 3000 farmers have committed suicide during the last three years in Maharashtra. Since January, 124 farmers have committed suicide after crop failure due to deficient rainfall and drought. "Promises made have failed to stem suicides," he said.
     
Adding insult to injury, there were statements by certain leaders like "there is competition for suicide", he said, adding that 90 lakh farmers have been impacted by drought in Maharashtra.

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