Debt Ridden UP Trader Attempts Suicide on FB Live

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  • Debt hit UP bussinessman and spouse attempt suicide on FB live.
  • Wife dead, Rajiv Tomar critical.
  • Priyanka Gandhi expressed grief on the incident.

Uttar Pradesh: A debt ridden UP bussinessman along with his spouse attempted suicide on Facebook Live session.

Rajiv Tomar, a shoe trader in Baghphat is hospitalized after he consumed poison with his wife on Tuesday. Within the video, Rajiv in tears opens up a sachet and swallows his stuff as his spouse tries to stop him.”I feel I’ve the liberty to talk. I’ll pay again no matter debt I’ve. I’ll pay even when I die. However I urge everybody to please share this video as a lot as potential. I’m not anti-national however I The nation has religion. However I need to say to Modiji (Prime Minister Narendra Modi), you aren’t a benefactor of small merchants and farmers. Change your insurance policies, “stated Mr. Tomar with tears. Reports state Tomar’s bussiness was hit by GST which incurred him heavy debts.

The two-minute video has been commented on widely and has drawn reactions from politicians including Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.Netizens watching them live immediately sort police help and admitted the couple for medical aids.

Mr Tomar is under observation after medics extracted the poison from his body. However, his wife died while undergoing the treatment.

Releasing, her manifesto in the poll bound state, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expressed grief. Speaking to the reporters she said, “We are seeing this kind of distress among small traders, businesses across UP. Demonetisation, GST and the lockdown have hurt them the most.”

The Yogi Adityanath state is underway polls from Thursday. The seven-phased month-long electoral battle in Uttar Pradesh will begin with polling on 58 seats of western UP in the first phase. The polling on the 58 seats, of which nine are reserved, will be held between 7 am and 6 pm on Thursday.

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