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Maharashtra : Vegetable Seller Suicide seeing electricity bill of Rs 8.64 lakh

According to a report published by BBC India, A 36-year-old man suicide for a false bill of 8 lakh rupees. Vegetable seller Jagannath Shelek's family has told  he has mentioned electricity bill in the  suicide note.

According to officials, Jagannath Shelke's actual bill was only 2800 rupees.

The family has alleged that when Sheelke contacted the power department about his bill, no help was given to him.

According to the family members of Shelke, they had made several rounds of electricity department before committing suicide.

Call for Bharat Bandh on April 2 over apex court order on SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act



Several Dalit groups have called for a Bharat Bandh on April 2, Monday. The bandh has reportedly been called by the groups against dilution of Scheduled Castes-Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act provisions and alleged arbitrary arrests made under the same.

The bandh call was initially given by Dalit group Sanvidhaan Bachao Sangharash Committee at a press conference on Wednesday. The call was later supported by All India Adi Dharam Mission and All India Adi Dharam Sadhu Samaj, reported The Times of India.The government has, however, made an appeal to the bodies to call off the Bharat Bandh. Taking to Twitter, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Thawarchand Gehlot had said that the Narendra Modi government was committed to the welfare of members of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe.