Differently-abled man commits suicide outside AP Bhawan, had come to Delhi to take part in Naidu's hunger strike
A differently-abled man from Andhra Pradesh, who was facing a financial crisis, allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison outside Andhra Bhawan here, police said on Monday.
Davala Arjun Rao was a resident of Kinthali village in Srikakulam district. He had come to the national capital to participate in the day-long hunger strike by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, they said.Naidu is on a strike to demand special status for his state and fulfilment of commitments made by the Centre under the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014.
Rao was found dead on a wheelchair and a suicide note written in Telugu was recovered from the spot, Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Madhur Verma said.In the two-page suicide note, Rao cited financial crisis as the reason for taking such an extreme step, Verma said.Proceedings have been initiated and further inquiry is in progress , the DCP said. The body has been preserved in mortuary and will be sent for post-mortem after the family reaches Delhi, they added.