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Student ‘kills self’ for not getting new puja dress

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  • 14 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Student ‘kills self’ for not getting new puja dress

BOGURA: A college student took his own life by hanging himself for not getting the new dress she desired for Durga Puja.

The incident occurred around 10am on Tuesday in Chhoto Konchi village of Nandigram Upazila. The deceased was identified as Kanok Chandra, 17.

Locals said, Khogen Chandra (victim’s father) worked as a day labor and managed his family expense. His elder daughter an honors third year student of Bogura Govt Azizul Haque College and Kanok an HSC candidate of Hatkoroi Degree College this year. Khogen Chandra could not buy new dress for his son this Durga Puja, commencing from Monday. For not getting new dress, Kanok hanged himself with ceiling. After noticing, family members brought him down but till then he dead.

Vatara UP chairman of Nandigram Upazila Morshedul Bari confirmed the matter, adding that the incident has informed the police.