According to officials, he was not eligible for it since he was claiming to be physically handicapped

48-year-old man slits tongue in front of Telangana Secretariat over pension issueImage By arrangement
news Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 20:28

In a shocking incident on Tuesday evening, a man slit his tongue with a blade outside Telangana Secretariat.  

Forty-eight-year-old B S Raju Chary took this unusual step as a mark of protest because he was disappointed over not getting his pension.

Chary is a resident of Suraram Colony, Jeedimetla in Hyderabad.

Ashok Pagadala, Inspector Saifabad told The News Minute,‘’Security and police constables observed him in front of the C Block Secretariat cutting his tongue, he was bleeding heavily so we immediately shifted him to nearby Medicity hospital.”

‘’When we enquired, we got to know that he had been visiting the Secretariat for quite some time for his pension. But according to officials, he was not eligible for it since he was claiming to be physically handicapped just because recently in a small incident his legs got burnt. Also for old age pension, you need to be 60 years of age whereas he is only 48 years old,” he added

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