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Mystery shrouds MP's 'suicide' in Mumbai hotel

Mystery shrouds MP's 'suicide' in Mumbai hotel

In his last speech in the Lok Sabha, the MP had accused the UT officialdom of harassment, insults, deprived him of addressing the people of his constituency, attempts made to book him in fake cases, etc, during the Covid-19 pandemic, which blocked his efforts to arrange the necessary aid to his constituents.After severing links with the Congress, he was elected to the 17th Lok Sabha in 2019 as an Independent.Delkar was elected on a Congress ticket for one term but after the Congress split in 1969, threw in his lot with the breakaway INC(O) faction headed by Morarji Desai and lost the 1971 Lok Sabha polls as its nominee.Police prima facie suspect tribal farmer and Bharatiya Navshakti Party leader Delkar, 58, committed suicide as a detailed suicide note running into several pages, has been recovered from the scene, said an official.

A suicide note has also been recovered Investigation is being carried out.The suicide note, reportedly penned in Gujarati, is believed to contain certain clues behind Delkar resorting to the extreme measure, police sources said.

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