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Heartbreak suicide rise in Udalguri

A spate of suicides specially among youths in the last couple of days has sent shockwaves through the district. An alarming 8 cases of suicides during April 30 to May 13 reported in the district. The last two reports are one of 65 year old Bhubaneswar Deka of Teliapara village who allegedly committed suicide at about 2.30 am on Friday and other of a 2nd semester Political science student of Cotton College. The girl a residence of a girl Kaberi Swargiary a resident of Udalguri town who allegedly was found hanging at her home on the evening of Thursday last. The reason behind her extreme step is unknown. After post mortem,her last rites were performed at her home-town. On May 10 last a youth named Sajidul Islam of Udalguri also reportedly committed suicide.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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