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In 2019, one person died by suicide every four minutes, revealed NCRB data

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In 2019, 139,123 people died by suicide and 421,104 were killed in accidents in India, according to the Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India report for 2019 released by the National Crime Records Bureau on Monday. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of people dying in accidents increased by 2.3% while for suicides, this number was 3.4%. The term suicide is gaining much attention after Sushant Singh Rajput's demise.