New Delhi: The Centre was on Wednesday jolted by a suicide, attributed to the separate Telangana statehood demand, in the National Capital New Delhi.
A 23-year-old supporter of the separate statehood demand from Moinabad in Ranga Reddy district oin the outskirts of Hyderabad, frustrated over the delay in granting separate statehood to the region, was found hanging from a tree close to India Gate.
Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police told media persons that “We received a call around 7.30 AM about a man hanging from the tree. We brought down the victim and shifted him to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital where he was declared brought dead”.
He added that a 20 page suicide letter written in Telugu was recovered from the pocket of the victim.
The Telangana leaders have criticized the Centre over the delay in announcement of the separate statehood for the Telangana and said that such incidents should open the eyes of the centre. TRS leader E Rajendra said that the youth are sacrificing their lives for Telangana, he appealed the people not to resort to such extreme step.
Mr Rajender, former MP Vinod, TDP leader Nagam Janardhan Reddy, S Venugopalachary, Harishwar Reddy and Jogi Ramanna condoled the suicide. (INN)