A day after Karnataka deputy chairperson of the Legislative Council, SL Dharme Gowda, was found dead on railway tracks, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla referred to as for a high-level probe by means of an unbiased company into the demise.
In a press release on Wednesday, Birla mentioned he was distressed by the information. “The unfortunate incident in the House, when he was in Chair, is a critical assault on democracy. It’s essential to have a high-level probe by means of an unbiased company into his demise. It’s the obligation of all of us to safeguard the status of legislative our bodies and dignity and freedom of Presiding officers,” the Speaker mentioned.
Gowda (64) allegedly died by suicide. In line with railway police, the JDS legislator’s physique was discovered on railway tracks close to Gunasagara in Kadur taluk of Chikmagalur district, which is his hometown, on Tuesday.
On Monday night, Gowda had left his farmhouse in Sakkarayapattana village alongside together with his driver in his private automotive and didn’t return. After his fearful household began to seek for him, the police discovered his physique within the early hours of Tuesday.
Sources mentioned a demise observe was discovered close to his physique, which referred to the current incident within the Legislative Council. Arasikere Railway Police have registered a case and an investigation is underway.
Gowda was within the information just lately after the opposition Congress members pushed him off his chair within the ruckus over a no-confidence movement in opposition to the Chairman within the Higher Home. Gowda was elected because the vice-chairperson of the council in 2018.