16 Aug 2023

Rajasthan: 4 Students Die Of Suicide In Kota This Month Alone; Now Dist Admin Takes This Step


Kota: The district administration on Wednesday gave strict instructions to the hostel operators to install spring devices in the fans of the rooms of the hostels amid increasing incidents of suicides of students in Kota city, which is called the alleged coaching city in Rajasthan.

Following incidents of death of four coaching students in Kota this month alone, District Magistrate Omprakash Bunkar on Wednesday issued a warning to hostel operators to install spring devices in fans in all hostel rooms or face strict action.

District Magistrate Bunkar has taken this step for the safety of the students studying and living in the coaching institutes operating in Kota district and to stop the increasing suicides among the coaching students.

All hostels, paying guest operators have been directed to ensure that spring devices are used for hanging ceiling fans in each room of their respective hostels and houses available as paying guests.

This decision was taken in the meeting held recently. Instructions have been given that necessary action will be taken to seal the concerned hostels, paying guest houses as per the rules, if irregularities are found in compliance of the said order.


Bihar teen 4th student to die of suicide this month, 21st this year

An 18-year-old student, who was preparing for the Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) at a coaching center in Rajasthan's Kota, allegedly died by suicide on August 15 night in his PG room. This is the fourth such case of suspected suicide by a coaching student this month in Kota, and the 21st such case this year.

According to the police, the teen - who hailed from Bihar's Gaya district - had been taking coaching for the IIT-JEE entrance exam at a coaching institute in Kota and was living in a PG room in the Mahaveer Nagar area.

The incident came to light around 8 pm on 15 August, following which the body was recovered from the room and was taken to the New Medical College Hospital (NMCH) mortuary for post-mortem. The teen was last seen on Monday evening, the police said.

The police added that no suicide note was recovered from his room. The investigation is underway.

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