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IIT Delhi first year student attempts suicide, jumps from hostel building

9-year-old IIT Delhi Student Climbed Up To 4th-floor Terrace And Jumped When Abhinandan (Nitish’s Roommate) Went To Call The Security Guard To Help Him Take Nitish Down.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Saurabh Kumar | Updated on: 29 Mar 2017, 11:03:12 AM
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New Delhi:

A student of IIT-Delhi allegedly tried to commit suicide by jumping from the 4th floor of Vindyachal hostel. Nitish Kumar Purthi, a student Engineering Physics from Ranchi, tried to commit suicide on Tuesday evening. The 19-year-old student was admitted in AIIMS trauma centre and has suffered fracture in legs.

Nitish was in depression apparently as he didn’t want to study engineering. 19-year-old IIT Delhi student climbed up to 4th-floor terrace and jumped when Abhinandan (Nitish’s roommate) went to call the security guard to help him take Nitish down.

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In past four years, seven students committed suicide in IIT-K. Several others also tried to take their life.

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First Published : 29 Mar 2017, 10:45:00 AM

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