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IIT JEE Aspirant Dies by Suicide in Rajasthan’s Kota, 11th Case This Year

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This is the 11th suicide committed by any student preparing for competitive exam in education hub Kota this year so far.(Representative Image)

Ayush Jaiswal, a resident of Bihar’s Motihari, was staying at a paying guest house near Samrat Chowk of Mahaveer Nagar area to prepare for the competitive exam.

A 17-year-old youth preparing for the IIT-JEE competitive exam committed suicide by hanging himself in his room in Rajasthan’s Kota city, police said on Sunday.

Ayush Jaiswal, a resident of Bihar’s Motihari, was staying at a paying guest house near Samrat Chowk in the Mahaveer Nagar area to prepare for the competitive exam.

His friends informed the paying guest house owner when he did not come out of his room till Saturday night, police said.

“A boy preparing for a competitive exam committed suicide on Saturday night. He was found hanging in his room. No suicide note has been recovered yet. The post-mortem will be conducted after his family members arrive here,” said Mahaveer Nagar SHO Mahendra Maru.

He said that the paying guest house owner informed the police when the student did not open the door.

On receiving information, a team reached the spot broke the door lock, and found the student hanging.

The police brought him down and took him to the New Medical College Hospital, where the doctors declared him dead.

This is the 11th suicide committed by any student preparing for a competitive exam in education hub Kota this year so far.

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(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed – PTI)

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