A senior BJP leader in Assam’s Lakhimpur has allegedly committed suicide following a financial crisis he faced due to alleged non-payment of bills by the state government relating to various works he undertook during COVID-19 lockdown.
BJP worker Mithuranjan Das “committed suicide” by hanging himself at his residence at Laluk in Lakhimpur district of Assam on Monday.
Das left behind a three-page “suicide note” wherein he blamed the Assam government for his financial crisis.
He allegedly had to receive Rs 20 lakhs for a road construction work.
The debt-ridden BJP leader in his “suicide note” also alleged that a cheque of Rs 10 lakh that he received as partial payment of the road construction work got bounced in the bank.
Moreover, Mithuranjan Das had also supplied essentials in a COVID Care Centre payment of which was also due.
He allegedly had to receive Rs 17 lakhs from the Assam government for supplying essentials to the COVID Care Centre.