Published: 12th September 2021
NEET 2021: Aspirant from Tamil Nadu found dead on the morning of the exam
Police sources said the deceased Dhanush was to appear for his third attempt in the national entrance test on Sunday
Ahead of the NEET exams on Sunday, a 19-year-old aspirant was reported found dead in his home at Kooliyur village in Tamil Nadu's Salem district. Police sources said the deceased Dhanush was to appear for his third attempt in the national entrance test on Sunday.
Dhanush had cleared his Class XII exam in 2019 and was preparing late into the night, for the exam on Sunday. However, he was found lying dead when his parents went to wake him up early in the morning.
Police rushed to his home and the body was taken to the government general hospital at Mettur. A case has been registered and police are investigating the matter. Meanwhile, reacting to the development, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Stalin expressed shock and blamed the Centre for the tragic incident.
There has been severe opposition to the NEET in Tamil Nadu by students and the political parties.
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