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Doctor’s suicide note found

Silchar, Dec. 3: The mystery shrouding the sudden suicide of the dental surgeon Kunal Bhattacharjee, 30, was unravelled last night after police came across a 10-page suicide note written by the doctor, that was kept in a book titled Maraner Pare by Swami Avedananda.

Bhattacharjee, the only son of a former Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Assam, Kamalendu Bhattacharjee, shot himself in the head inside a bathroom at his clinic on Church Road, around noon on Friday. He died of his bullet wounds on Sunday morning.

The superintendent of police, Cachar district, Diganta Bora, said the suicide note was written in English and clearly said the young doctor was suffering from depression apparently caused by his occasional illness.

In the suicide note, the dental surgeon lavished praise and gratitude on his parents, two US-based sisters and wife, Lovely.

The US-made revolver Webley Scott, which was used by the doctor to shoot himself, was also found by the police in the toilet of the clinic yesterday afternoon, Bora added.

The surgeon’s mortal remains were consigned to flames at the local cremation ground today. Family members and a large number of well-wishers accompanied the cortege to the cremation ground.

Bhattacharjee’s death was condoled last night by the former Union minister of steel and industry Sontosh Mohan Dev, Assam minister for public health and engineering Goutam Roy and the trade union leader and state’s parliamentary secretary D.P. Goala.


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