Farm labourers' suicides be included in PAU survey: Badal

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Chandigarh, Nov 28 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today directed the State Financial Commissioner (Development) to include the cases of suicides committed by the farm labourers in the ongoing survey conducted by the Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

Stating this here today, an official spokesman said that the 'Punjab Khet Mazdoor Union' had urged the Chief Minister to include these cases of suicides by the farm labourers along with the farmers in the survey of PAU for the purpose of comprehensive study to ascertain the possible cause and extent of these suicides in the agriculture sector.

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