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4-ft tall Mumbai woman hangs herself after being frustrated over being short

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NEW DELHI — A 30-year-old Mumbai woman has committed suicide by hanging herself with a nylon rope inside her Powai flat Wednesday morning, fearing that she will never get married owing to being short, as said by her family to the police.

The woman had returned a year ago after finishing her MBA from London and was searching for better opportunities in private sector companies but was unsuccessful in it, reported local media.

Originally from Punjab, Jaskamal Sehgal and her family had settled in Mumbai several years ago.

She was also depressed about her height, which was a little above 4-feet. She committed suicide when her family had gone to Siddhivinayak temple in Prabhadevi.

Her family found her body hanging upon returning. The door was open and police is probing the reason behind this.

Her family consists of her parents and two brothers; while her father runs a shop, one of the brothers works in USA as an electrical engineer.

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Chhayanath Rara Municipality bans liquor





RARA— Chhayanath Rara Municipality in Mugu district has been declared liquor-free zone. Declaration of a liquor-free zone was made amid a program on Saturday with a huge presence of locals from all 14 wards.

The municipality and local police administration had conducted a regular publicity campaign in all settlements for two months.

Chief Minister, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi read out a commitment paper by declaring a liquor-free zone to the municipality.

Chairman of Ward No. 5 Dambar Bahadur Rawal of the municipality shared that the municipality council took a decision two months ago to impose a ban on liquor in the municipality with the conclusion that gender-based violence, child marriage, misuse of development and irregularity increased due to liquor.

Mayor Harijung Shahi, lawmaker Gopal Bahadur Bam, representatives of Mugu Chamber of Commerce and Industries, among others were present on the occasion.

During the event, Chief Minister Shahi compared Karnali with heaven.

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