UP govt employee attempt suicide ahead of Mayawati`s visit

A Uttar Pradesh government employee Friday tried to commit suicide here by consuming poison ahead of Chief Minister Mayawati`s visit to the area to draw her attention towards backlog of his salary, police said.

Updated: Feb 11, 2011, 16:11 PM IST

Gonda: A Uttar Pradesh government
employee Friday tried to commit suicide here by consuming poison ahead of Chief Minister Mayawati`s visit to the area to
draw her attention towards backlog of his salary, police said.

Sanjay Singh, posted as junior clerk in the PWD, was depressed as he was not getting his salary for the past 13 months, police said.

The Chief Minister, who has been touring the state
for the past few days, will visit the area today to review
development work.

Singh was rushed to a hospital, where his condition
was stated to be stable.

PTI