Maharastra: Tribal woman hanged herself with daughter – Poverty-stricken tribal woman hangs her three-year-old daughter in Maharashtra

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Tired of poverty, a tribal woman hanged with her young daughter in Palghar district of Maharastra. The incident took place on 22 June evening. The woman's husband of 35 years, Dilip Janu Wagh, at the Jawhar police station in Palghar According to the recorded statement, his 30-year-old wife Mangla Wagh suddenly went missing on the evening of 22 June with her 3-year-old daughter Roshni. According to Dileep, Mangla did not go to the eldest daughter Nandini present at that time by telling him anything. Even after searching a lot, both of them were not found. A day later, while they were searching, a young man showed them a video of the mother-daughter suicide by hanging them on a tree. After watching the video, they identified both of them as wife and daughter.

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According to Dilip, he belongs to the tribal Katkari society and lives in a hut. They do not have their own land and they live in the fields of others by working as laborers. Wife Mangala was always upset due to the poverty of the family. Tired of poverty, he also committed suicide by hanging his little daughter Roshni. Dileep also has a 7-year-old daughter. Significantly, Jawhar is a tribal-dominated area in Palghar district, where tribals live in extreme poverty.

According to social leader Vivek Pandit, who is fighting for the rights and justice of the tribals of Palghar district, this is an unfortunate incident. To know the truth of this, the Chief Minister has formed a committee of which he himself is the chairman. Vivek Pandit says that he has submitted his investigation report to the state government. They cannot say much about it, but they will definitely say that what can be a very sad situation due to that family has to borrow 1000 rupees from the neighborhood to take the body to the hospital?

(Suicide is not the solution to any problem. If you need support or you know someone who needs help, please go to your nearest mental health specialist.)

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