Source: Vijay Times (Daily Newspaper, Bangalore), 15th September 2004
LESBIANS END LIFE
Jalpaiguri (WB): Two lesbian partners tied the knot here and then allegedly committed suicide for fear of being ostracised., police said on Tuesday. Kalapna Chhetri, 22, and Rupmati Tirkey, 16, were missing since Friday and their bodies were found by a labourer at Bhandupur tea garden area here on Monday, police said. A suicide note found on Rupamati said that she married Kalpana by exchanging a 'rudraksha mala' (beads) and became her wife.