(News) Old Dalit kills self in Tikamgarh due to starvation


Old Dalit kills self in Tikamgarh due to starvation


A 75-year-old Dalit man who was surviving on begging allegedly committed suicide after not being able to get food in Darguwa village near here.

Inspector C L Parihar of Baldeogarh police station said the deceased, Sukhya Vanskar, survived on begging in the village after his son left him some 20 years ago.

Kharagpur MLA and Congress leader Chanda Singh Gaur alleged that Sukhya hanged himself in his hut as he could not get food even after begging.

About Gaur's allegation that the old man ended his life after failing to get any food, the Inspector said the police were investigating the reason for suicide.

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Courtesy: Business Standard

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