The government is in the process of doing away with Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code, under which anyone who attempts suicide can be punished with a jail term of up to one year and a fine.
A look at suicide figures of 2013.
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21.6 is the percentage by which the number of suicides increased since 2003, when 1,10,851 people killed themselves.
SUICIDE BY AGE AND GENDER
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