Karnataka Deputy Speaker’s body Found on the railway tracks, allegedly committed Suicide

Bengaluru, 29/12: Deputy Speaker of Karnataka Legislative Council SL Dharmegowda has allegedly committed suicide. His body was found on the railway tracks near Kadur in Chikkamagaluru on Monday. A suicide note is yet to be recovered.

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and Former Prime Minister and chief of Janata Dal (Secular) HD Deve Gowda have expressed their condolences for the demise of the speaker.

“The untimely demise of Dharmegowda is the most unfortunate and traumatic event. May his soul rest in peace and give strength to his family and followers,” CMO stated.

“It is shocking to learn the news of Deputy Speaker of the State Legislative Council and JDS leader SL Dharmegowda’s suicide. He was a calm and decent man. This is a loss of the state,” said Deve Gowda.

According to the report, SL Dharmegowda left home in his car at 7 pm on Monday. When he did not return home till late night, the search began, and later his body was found on the railway track.

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