Chennai : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dhinakaran on Tuesday met family members of Anitha, the medical aspirant who fought in the Supreme Court against NEET and allegedly committed suicide.
Dhinakaran meets family of late medical aspirant Anitha
Anitha, a 17-year-old girl, hailing from Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur district, committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence, after failing to get admission in medical college based on NEET marks.
Anitha was spearheading the fight against NEET exams and had impleaded herself as one of the respondents in a top court case challenging NEET.
Anitha killed herself a week after the Centre declared that Tamil Nadu cannot be exempted from NEET.
Earlier, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami had announced a compensation of Rs. 7 lakh to the family of Anitha.