Denied new dress for Kumar Purnima, minor Odisha girl ends life

Khurda: A minor girl today ended her life after her family members refused to buy her a new dress on occasion of Kumar Purnima in Panikata village under Balipatna police limits in Khurda district.

Reportedly, the girl, Chandini Sahoo (15) asked her family for a new dress to celebrate the festival. But the family members did not fulfill the demand, following which Chandini got into an argument with them. Later she consumed insecticide.

The girl was rushed to the nearby hospital in a critical condition. Subsequently she was shifted to the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar after her condition worsened. The doctors at the Capital Hospital declared her brought dead.

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