Mangaluru, Jun 16: A local Congress leader in coastal district of Dakshina Kannada has allegedly committed suicide under mysterious circumstances. Jain is survived by his wife and a son.
65-year-old Jayaraj Jain Elika was found hanging from a tree near his house at Elika of Narimogaru village in Puttur taluk of the district this morning.
He was an active worker and leader of Congress in the region for several years.
He was also the vice-president of Puttur Koti Chennaya Jodukare Kambala and president of its reception committee.
Puttur: Congress leader Jayaraj Jain Elika found hanging from tree