Shocking: Due to poverty, Brahmin family of 5 members commit suicide in Bihar

Samastipur: Facing a financial crisis, a Brahmin family of five members has committed suicide in Mau Village of Samastipur district of Bihar. Police said that the prima facie it is being come to light that the family was facing a financial crisis due to which all of them have ended up their lives.

The deceased family members have been identified as Manoj Jha, his wife Sundarmani Devi, two children– Satyam Kumar (10) and Shivam (8)– and Manoj’s mother Sita Devi.

Manoj Jha who was an auto-rickshaw driver used to sell tobacco to feed his family. For the last few months, he has been in a deep financial crisis. It has also come to the notice of the police officials that the deceased family had taken a loan of 3 lakh rupees which Manoj was unable to pay back.

It is predicted that due to poor conditions, the family members had decided to end their lives.

The family was living in a Kaccha house

The family was not given the benefit of the PM Awas Yojna due to which they were living in a Kaccha house. It was alleged by the kin of the deceased family that due to their caste they had not been given the benefit of the PMAY.

In PMAY, there is a provision to give priority to the persons belonging to SC, STs and OBC categories.

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