The division bench of Hyderabad High Court comprising the Acting Chief Justice D B Bhosle and Justice Naveen Rao today directed the Telangana government to file a status report on various measures taken for curbing the farmers’ suicides.
It also directed the petitioners to submit a list of the farmers who committed suicides during December last year and January this year, within a week. It is to be submitted to the state government too, and the government would be informing the court about the relief provided to the bereaved families.
The orders were passed on four PILs including the one filed by the Vyvasayaa Janachaitnya Samithi, seeking directions to the government to take steps to prevent farmers’ suicides.
The next hearing would be after three weeks.
( Source – PTI )