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Kasargod: Endosulfan victim commit suicide

Kasargod: Endosulfan victim commit suicide

Mangalore Today News Network

Kasargod, Nov 05, 2016: A woman affected by endosufan commits suicide by hanging herself on November 04, Friday evening at Belluru in Kasargod.

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The deceased endosulfan victim is identified Rajivi (60) resident of Belluru. Her husband  Vishwanath had died few years ago.

It is said that as Rajivi was depressed as she was unable to bear  medical expense ofRs 60,000 to treat heart ailment as doctor had suggested surgery and Rs 2,500 for treatment every week. The cost of surgery, which was too much for the family to bear and there was no response on Government’s part. She used  to get  Rs 1,200 monthly pension .

Her children were daily wage workers. As usual they had left home in the morning for work, when they returned home in the evening they were shocked, found their mother hanging. They immediately informed the matter to police who shifted the body to Government Hospital for autopsy.

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