News reports : Former Arunachal CM Kalikho Pul found dead , Committed suicide at his residence

Former Arunachal chief minister Kalikho Pul was found dead at his home on Tuesday. He was chief minister from the period February.

Former Arunachal chief minister Kalikho Pul was found dead at his home on Tuesday. He was a chief minister from the period February. The police are yet to affirm, although news reports indicate that he committed suicide at his residence.

Pul had come to power after 12 MLAs supporting then chief minister Nabam Tuki joined his camp.

Having lost his parents, Pul went on to learn carpentry, sell furniture and serve as a casual night chowkidar. He sold paan and beedi to attend a night school.

Pul was general secretary of his school union for all the three years. He went on to become a minister and won in 1995 on a Congress ticket. In fact, he served for 22 of his 23 years as MLA as a minister.