Published: 17th May 2019
JNU post-grad student hangs himself in common study room, students shocked
An MA second-year student from JNU committed suicide in a study room by hanging himself from a ceiling fan
They said they were informed about the incident around 11.30 am. The MA 2nd year student, identified as Rishi Joshua (24), was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead, a senior police officer added. Police and crime team are at the spot and further details are awaited.
A junior research fellow at JNU posted a reaction to the incident saying, "It's very shocking and frustrating to hear that a JNU student from M.A. English department has committed suicide in SLL&CS, JNU. In this time of sorrow and grief, we as JNUites firmly stand physically and emotionally with the family and friends of the victim."