14:15 28 September
2 Commit Suicide Allegedly Amid Fear Over Bengal Citizens' List
2 Commit Suicide Allegedly Amid Fear Ove Kolkata
In the midst of fears that National Register of Citizens (NRC) could be executed in West Bengal, many individuals today lined up at government and civil workplaces in Kolkata and over the state for vital archives, while two individuals supposedly ended it all for neglecting to get the imperative testaments to demonstrate their citizenship, authorities said. With the two suicides, the quantity of those dead purportedly over NRC fears NRC rose to eight in the state, they said. As per the police the two - a 25-year-elderly person and a 50-year-old - ended it all at Dhupguri and Jalpaiguri zones of north Bengal.
"Relatives and neighbors of both the men have asserted that they were discouraged over not having the option to assemble appropriate records expected to demonstrate their citizenship. We have begun an examination concerning both the cases," a senior West Bengal police authority said. As per government sources, two others had ended it all in the regions over NRC fears and four had passed on subsequent to becoming sick while remaining in lines with a huge number of locals at various government workplaces to get their archives.
The exclusion of countless Hindu Bengalis from the last NRC list in BJP-ruled Assam has clearly made dread among the individuals in West Bengal, which has seen inundation of a great many individuals from Bangladesh. Enormous lines were seen outside Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) home office and other division workplaces in the city and BDO workplaces in different pieces of Bengal as individuals sat tight for their turn looking for land and other essential records.