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Situation tense in Arunachal Pradesh after Kalikho Pul suicide, angry protestors set coffin on fire

Tense Situation Prevailed In Arunachal Pradesh After Sudden Death Of Former Chief Minister Kalikho Pul. His Body Was Found Hanging With A Fan At His Residence In Itanagar.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 09 Aug 2016, 02:19:46 PM

New Delhi:

Tense situation prevailed in Arunachal Pradesh after sudden death of former Chief Minister Kalikho Pul. His body was found hanging with a fan at his residence in Itanagar on Tuesday morning.

Here is what is happening in Itanagar-

#Arunachal Pradesh cabinet decides to extend full status of a state funeral and state mourning for 3 days

#At this moment of grief me and my colleagues in Govt & ppl of Arunachal Pradesh convey our deep condolences: CM Pema Khandu on KalikhoPul

# Supporters of KalikhoPul gherao CM's bungalow in Itanagar

# Rajnath Singh has spoken to Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu on KalikhoPul death.

# Situation tensed in Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) after supporters of Kalikho Pul symbolically burned a coffin.

# There was no suicide note in Pul's room. Reason of his suicide could be depression.

Read More: Reaction from leaders of different parties

"No suicide note has been recovered with Kalikho’s dead body, depression is being suspected as the prime reason behind alleged suicide," a MHA source said.

One of his three wives found him hanging this morning. He is survived by three wives and four children. (Also read: Kalikho Pul allegedly commits suicide)

As Pul's death news spread all the MLAs from ruling and opposition parties, ministers, friends and members of public rushed to the bungalow.

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First Published : 09 Aug 2016, 01:11:00 PM