Alappuzha | The farmer attempted suicide following the destruction of his farm. Binu Thomas (45), a paddy farmer from Edathwa, Alappuzha, tried to commit suicide by consuming poison. Binu Thomas’ four-acre field was flooded. Relatives said Binu Thomas had tried to commit suicide due to damage to his farm.
Binu was rushed to hospital in critical condition. In the summer rains, acres of crops were destroyed in Alappuzha.