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Wednesday, 2 September 2020

Punjab sees steep increase of 37.5% in suicides

Chandigarh, September 1

Ranked 16th in number of suicides in the country, Punjab still has to worry on that front due to a steep increase in the cases.

As per the NCRB report, Punjab figured second in the category of significant percentage-wise increase

in suicides in 2019 over 2018 with 37.5 per cent rise.

From about 1,714 cases in 2018, the state reported 2,357 cases in 2019. Punjab was only second to Bihar which recorded 44.7 per cent increase. — TNS



from The Tribune https://ift.tt/2EZzG7y

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