Pune: 25-year-old techie jumps to death, says ‘no job security in IT’ in suicide note

A 25-year-old software engineer, who had started working for an IT company in Pune three days ago, allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the sixth floor of a hotel in Vimannagar area in the city. In a suicide note, he said, 'In IT there is no job security. I am worried a lot about my family.'

By: Express News Service | Pune | Updated: July 13, 2017 7:04 pm
 Techie suicide, Pune techie suicide, Vimannagar suicide, Gopikrishna Guruprasad In a suicide note, the 25-year-old techie from Pune said, ‘In IT there is no job security. I am worried a lot about my family.’ (Representational Image)

A 25-year-old software engineer, who had started working for an IT company in Pune three days ago, allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of a hotel in Vimannagar area in the city. According to police, in a suicide note he had left in his hotel room he said, “In IT there is no job security. I am worried a lot about my family.”

As per the information given by Pune city police, the deceased has been identified as Gopikrishna Guruprasad, who was from Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh and is survived by parents and a sister.

Assistant police inspector Dilip Jaisingkar, who was part of the police team that went to the spot after police received call, told The Indian Express, “He had started working for Pitney Bowes company on July 9 and the company had made arrangements for him at the hotel. Around 1.40 am on Wednesday, he jumped from the balcony of his sixth floor room. Two on-duty security guards heard a loud sound and rushed to the spot. They informed the hotel manager, who in turn informed us. We called the ambulance and he was rushed to the hospital. He was declared dead before arrival.”

API Jaisingkar added, “We have found a note in his room which says that ‘in IT there is no job security. I am worried a lot about my family.’ His body was handed over to his family members after the post mortem examination.” He further said, “We have come to know that before coming to Pune, he had worked in Delhi and Hyderabad. We will also be speaking to his colleagues in the company and family members as a part of the probe.”

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    No
    Jul 14, 2017 at 7:51 am
    It is not easy to take ones own life. In fact we are wired to preserve our life. So if a person takes his own life, it means a medical or mental health cause for it. So stop blaming loss of job of lack of security.
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      Nagar Iyer
      Jul 14, 2017 at 5:42 am
      Today's universities and colleges generate only 'uneducated' literates. Almost all the students today are physically as well as mentally sick because all they aspire for is to obtain some higher PERCENTAGE OF MARKS settle down in a 9 to 5 job that will feed them with a TOXIC FOOD pay the insurance for their imminent hospitalization. The only solutions are: (1) Make yoga, pranayam, meditation mandatory at each stage of Schooling. (2) Expose each student to NATURAL ORGANIC FARMING to at least skill them to grow vegetables (3) A Stringent ban on TOBACCO ALCOHOL
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        Logic Induction
        Jul 14, 2017 at 12:44 am
        was he being harassed ?
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          Praveen
          Jul 13, 2017 at 9:34 pm
          Very sad death of young educated boy.our education system is not inculcating the confidence of survival .many uneducated youth are suffering much more but they learn to survive in hard way. Emotional support and learning to balance it very important to avoid such hasty steps due to frustation.
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            Suman Aswal
            Jul 13, 2017 at 9:24 pm
            So he was worried about his family? Or he wanted to get rid of his family .
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              Indian Software Engineer
              Jul 14, 2017 at 8:45 am
              Almost being at the same age group as him. All I can say is, I can feel what he might be going through. 25 is an age where normally, your father has retired from his job, your younger sister is about the age of getting married. You become the soul bread earner of the family. Tension is high!
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              raj
              Jul 13, 2017 at 5:43 pm
              Looks like IT job could be only one line pulled and published from a note grabbed from his room, just to make a news. This is not a news itself.
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                Srinivas
                Jul 13, 2017 at 7:54 pm
                Its sad that even after him writing a note and ending his life, people want to attrubute their own reasons!
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                SIVARAMAN. A
                Jul 13, 2017 at 5:41 pm
                Now all his problems are over.What about his family he is so fond of.Is suicide any solution?
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                  Sreerupa
                  Jul 13, 2017 at 5:24 pm
                  It's really shoking news for everyone. Really patatik moment. It's true that our society lifestyle it's so compatible that what he died like this. If government cont looking after this incident can happen every where . No one has to suffer for his death only his family will suffer. Plz dont do like this kind of risk this life is not yours completely it's for ur family friend. My immotion sympathy with his family .
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