Congress leader commits suicide after being denied ticket

Agar, Madhya Pradesh, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 November 2013, 03:32 PM

A Congress leader in Madhya Pradesh allegedly committed suicide on Thursday after he was denied a ticket to contest the assembly polls, scheduled to take place on November 25.

Narsingh Malviya, a leader from Agar, died at a hospital in Ujjain after he allegedly consumed poison.

A district Panchayat member, Malviya had been with the Congress for two decades. He was hoping to make a debut with the state polls but Congress fielded another candidate, Madhu Gehlot .

Malviya even protested for days against the selection of Madhu Gehlot.

Madhya Pradesh and four other states are going to polls in November-December. The counting of votes will be held on December 8.

First Published: Thursday, November 07, 2013 03:30 PM
Post Comment (+)