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Karnataka: Auto driver commits suicide, insists former CM to attend funeral in death note

A poor auto driver in Ramanagar district ended his life leaving behind a note urging former CM HD Kumaraswamy to attend his funeral. The driver is identified as Jayaramu.

As he was suffering from diabetes and doctors hinted at amputation of his leg due to gangrene, he was upset and worried about his mentally challenged son at home. Jayaramu had appealed to Kumaraswamy in the death note to look after his mentally challenged son.

Hearing the news, Kumaraswamy attended the funeral and his son Nikhil Kumaraswamy paid cash to the family as compensation.