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The list is compiled from the Suicidal Deaths in India Report published by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Government of India is to be taken seriously states like Sikkim and Tripura have one of the highest rates of suicides in the country.
While Sikkim tops the list as the number one suicide state in India ,Tripura comes in at 4th position just behind Kerela.
Mizoram also enters this hall of shame list by coming at 7th place.
Over the years these northeast states have been exposed to a host of hostile environment and drugs , which in the long term affect the minds of the children .Places like Sikkim also have been going through this period of the youth and women living a life devoid of simple happiness and the children are spending less time with parents say psychiatrists.
Tripura the rate of suicide which seems more in the interior areas where largely tribals reside is due to poverty and also unemployment.Tripura also has an open border with Bangladesh whereby huge cache of drugs have made way to the market.Over abuse of these substance can lead to mood swings which include depression.Also amongst the elders the farmers who have been through a lot of competition and have lost land there is a social problem of one lending by people who charge high interest rates in the state.These factors may also add to the alarming rates of suicide in the state of Tripura.
Some astonishing facts about Mizoram have been revealed. It is believed that around nine persons on an average committed suicide every month till June this year, with depression being the main reason for the deaths.
To many people depression is when someone is feeling down , but doctors have stated that this is a serious medical problem which needs to be addressed before it becomes fatal.