Suicide of Munir Ahmed Manik: Psychological Analysis

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Abdul Ghafoor Chandio

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Suicide is an act by which a person ends his life after killing himself by different ways.in ancient times it was a common issue of society but in modern era it has been converted into burning issue of every country. Latest research studies states that the ratio of suicides isincreased worldwide. Developing and backward countries of the world are facing this issue which causes the death of 700,000 people per year. According the research of WHO Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death in 15-19-year-olds and 77% of global suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries. Why do people indulge to take this step? The main reasons of taking savior step isdepression, unemployment, failure to love, fear and insecurity ,injustice, domestic affairs, debt matters ,not finding a place in society and so on. It has been seriously observed that most of writers are also inducted to take this step. Several writers chose this step to take the rid of issues by killing themselves. A few examples are quoted from international literature, suchas: Ernest Hemingway, virginawoolf, edgarallanpoe, mayakovsky and many renowned authors became the killer of their own life. Munir Ahmed Manik one of prominent writer of sindhi language also committed suicide. He was the trend setter and representative of modernism in Sindhi Short Story and novel. Why did he lit off the lamp of his own life? What would be reasons behind his suicide? in this paper Writer is putting his best to investigate the reason that why Munir Ahmed Manik compelled to take action of committing suicide.

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