Tamil Nadu Student Commits Suicide, Purportedly Due To A Dread Of Failing The NEET Exam
- The suicide of an 18-year-old female student in Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur district on Monday
- The girl student was discovered dead in her home in Sathampadi village on Monday evening, according to police.
The suicide of an 18-year-old female student in Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur district on Monday, a day after she took the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), has stoked political tensions in the southern state, which passed a law earlier that day exempting students in the state from the national test, calling it discriminatory in the wake of another aspirant's suicide in Salem.
A police officer in Ariyalur, who did not want to be identified that they are looking into the circumstances surrounding her death.