K M Dayashankar
KARIMNAGAR: “Unemployment is the reason for my suicide. I expected more employment opportunities in Telangana state, but in vain. My parents struggled hard for my ITI and degree education, but I could not fulfill their dream of securing an employment. I crossed my age limit for employment by waiting for the notifications. As there is no other go, I am committing suicide”, stated the suicide note by an unemployed youth.
Disillusioned over the non-availability of employment following the non-issuance of any job notifications, an unemployed had reportedly committed suicide by jumping before a running Telangana express train in Jammikunta town on Sunday. The police had recovered a suicide note from his pocket and informed his parents by recovering his parents.
Reports reaching here said that Mohammad Shabbir (26) a native of Sirisedu village of Illandakunta mandal was working in a private firm in Hyderabad till the outbreak of the pandemic virus. Due to lockdown, he lost his employment and remained unemployed. Nine months ago, he conducted love marriage and staying with his wife in Jammikunta town in a rented house.
His brothers paid the house rent and provided some groceries often. As he was unable to find any employment, he resorted to this extreme act. His parents Ankushamiya and Ankushbee were working as labourers in the village. Shabbir was the younger and his two elder brothers completed degree and secured employment. The relatives of the victim staged protest with the dead body demanding employment to a family member and a double bedroom house. However, the police pacified the protestors and called off their agitation.