Retired ASTC Employee Ends Life Over Non-Receipt Of Retirement Benefits In Guwahati

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In an incident, a retired employee of Assam State Transport Corporation committed suicide on October 7th, 2019, following non-payment of retirement benefits. His body was found hanging from the ceiling at his room.

The 62-year-old deceased has been identified as Anil Kalita, a resident of Gopal Nagar in Noonmati in Guwahati. As per information, Kalita committed suicide while his family members were out enjoying Duga puja.

Kalita, who had retired in 2017, found difficulties to bear the expenses of the family members since he had not received his retirement benefits.

“We have been facing trouble after his retirement. Even, he had failed to make support the education of his children,” one of the family members told Time8.

Graphic: Time8

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