Pesticide poisoning on rise in Karnataka farmers

According to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report, National Accidental Deaths and Suicides Report 2020, 943 people died due to accidental consumption of pesticides in Karnataka in 2020. Bengaluru: Bettappa, a 70-year-old farm worker at K Gollahalli, Kumbalgodu has been spraying pesticides on the farmlands for 20 years. He said that he has developed a […]

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