Former GP Prez dies due to snake bite

Bantwal: Former president of Madanthyar gram panchayat Tunga Gopal passed away on Saturday, August 25 days after she was bitten by a snake.

A resident of Hosamane, Kukkala village, Tunga Gopal (45), wife of Gopal Gowda was involved in some farm activity when she was bitten by a poisonous snake on July 30 following which she was admitted to a private hospital in the city for treatment. However, it is gathered that she remained unresponsive to the treatment and finally on Saturday she passed away.

She was a member of Punjalkatte Sri Murughendra Vanitha Samaj and secretary of Manjalpalke Jai Hanuman Bhajana Mandir.

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