NEET 2020: Three medical students commit suicide ahead of examination
Chennai : One day before National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2020, three medical college aspirants have allegedly committed suicide in Tamil Nadu.
Madurai-based Jyothi Sridurga, daughter of policeman Murugasundaram, hanged herself at her residence on Saturday.
In her suicide note, she mentioned that even though the preparations for the examinations were done, she could not cope up with the fear of result. No one is to be blamed for her death and she apologizes to her parents for her extreme decision, read her note.
The day's second suicide happened in Dharmapuri where a boy named Aditya snuffed out his own life. In Namakkal district, another boy named Motilal hanged himself to death.
With three new cases, the total number of suicide by medical aspirants has gone to four in Tamil Nadu.
On Wednesday, Vignesh, an aspiring medical student, had committed suicide over NEET fears.
Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam in a tweet expressed his pain at the students` suicides.
He said the students should develop will power to face challenges. Panneerselvam also said the parents should also extend support to their children.
DMK President M.K. Stalin said in a tweet that the NEET has a destabilising effect on the students as can be seen from the death of Anitha (first student who committed suicide due to NEET) to Sridurga.