Itanagar: Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress rebel Kalikho Pul, who was briefly chief minister, has allegedly committed suicide.
He was found hanging in his home on Tuesday morning.
“As per his close aides, he was a patient of depression,” reported news18.com.
Hailing from a border village in remote Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China, Kalikho Pul trekked a long way in his political career to became the eighth chief minister of the state.
Born in July 20, 1969 to Tailum Pul and Koranlu Pul at Walla Village under Hawai circle of Anjaw district, Kalikho did his graduation in HUMANITIESfrom Indira Gandhi Government College at Tezu in Lohit district.
Representing Hayuliang Assembly constituency, Pul had the distinction of being the longest serving Finance Minister of the state under various chief ministers including Gegong Apang, Mukut Mithi and Late Dorjee Khandu.