According to his purported WhatsApp status, Sagar said that he took the decision as the state government job notifications for which he was waiting did not appear to be coming. (Representational Image/ DC File)
Khammam: Mutyala Sagar, 25, of Bayyaram, died by suicide at the railway tracks here on Tuesday. His body was found near the Mondithoka bridge in Mamillagudem.
According to his purported WhatsApp status, Sagar said that he took the decision as the state government job notifications for which he was waiting did not appear to be coming. "It seems there is no chance of issuing job notifications. It upsets me," he said in the purported message.
It was stated that Sagar took part in various agitation in the Telangana statehood movement as a student.
Sagar was preparing for competitive exams for government posts and was staying here in a rented room for the last three years, police said. A former student of the DRS Degree College in Khammam, police said Sagar used to do part-time jobs to meet his expenses.
Sagar’s parents working as labourers in Mahbubabad. They were informed of the suicide and came to Khammam.
The Congress and the BJP demanded ex gratia for the family of Mutyala Sagar who died by suicide over government job notifications not being issued. Tension prevailed here after BJP activists staged a dharna to protest the suicide.
Congress activists staged dharna at the government hospital and demanded that the state announce ex gratia to the family of Sagar. Congress Khammam town president Javed Mahammad said that the TRS government should be held responsible for the death of Sagar.
Bharatiya Kisan Morcha state president K. Sridhar Reddy and BJP district president Galla Satyanarayana demanded Rs 50 lakh ex-gratia to the family of Sagar. They asked the government to provide a job to his sister. They staged dharna at district headquarters hospital demanding to issue job notifications immediately.
Sridhar Reddy said that the youth should not get frustrated and should fight for the job notifications. "BJP government will come to power in the next elections and the youth should not lose heart and confidence. The BJP government will fill up all the vacancies", he said.
BJP district president Galla Satyanarayana said that the lakhs of unemployed youth were in distress for not issuing job notifications by the TRS government. He said that the government killed Sagar and the TRS will pay the price for it. "The people of Telangana are ready to dethrone KCR from Chief Minister post", he said.