Despite 70 per cent, CBSE Class X south Delhi student commits suicide


The Hush Post: The underlying fear has culminated into reality. Despite efforts to ease the pressure of board exams on all fronts, two students who couldn’t score well enough as per their expectations in the CBSE Class X Board exams, results for which were announced on Tuesday afternoon, committed suicide in the national capital.

A student of Ryan School, Pragya Pandey, 15, who stayed in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her residence.
“She got 70 per cent marks. She wanted to pursue science,” a senior police officer said.
Her father works as enforcement officer in ED.

Another student, Rohit Kumar Meena (17) who was a student of Dwarka’s MR Vivekananda Model School had scored 59 per cent in the board exams. He lived in Kakrola and committed suicide in his room and was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared brought dead.
According to the police, they got a call around 3.45 pm regarding the incident. No suicide note was recovered but police suspect he was upset over the results.

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