Fourth NEET death in TN: Teen girl succumbs to injuries a month after a suicide attempt

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Introduction 

The NEET exam has a very terrifying impact on NEET aspirants. 

On September 16, K Anu attempted a suicidal attempt. She was admitted to the Chengalpattu Government Hospital with her injuries. After that, she was shifted to Kilpauk Medical hospital in Chennai for further treatment on October 15.

The fourth death

A 17 year old NEET aspirant K Anu Urampakkam, Chengalpattu. On October 15, she died by suicide. K Anu has given the NEET exam that is held last month and she has attempted suicide just after a few days on September 16 because of fear of failure. Initially, she was admitted to Chengalpattu Government Hospital with her injuries but later shifted to Kilpauk Medical College Hospital where she died on October 16.

Her father is a teacher in a private school in Chetpet and her mother is also a teacher in the government school where she used to study.

Statement of Police

Guduvanchery police stated that K Anu had scored 533 out of 600 in her class 12 board exams. She had been taking NEET coaching classes in Avadi.

Other information 

NEET UG 2021 exam was held on September 12. Tamilnadu state has witnessed Three suicide death just after five days of exam.

A 20-year-old Salem Youth Dhanush died because of fear of failure just a day before the exam that is on September 11.

A 17-year-old student from Sathampadi village of ariyalur district, Kanimozhi ended her life on September 13.

A student from Vellore district,  T Soundharaya also ended her life on September 15.

Bill against NEET 

Last month, after observing the suicidal attempts of young students, the Tamil Nadu assembly passed a Bill against the NEET exam and aiming to provide admission in medical colleges to these medical students through class 12 marks, not based on NEET which is a centralised medical examination. 

The Tamil Nadu government has set up a commission, Justice AK Rajan commission and shows that most of the affected students come from lower social and economic backgrounds 

Conclusion

The Tamilnadu government also launched helpline number: 104 to provide mental support to students and fear of failure lead to suicidal ideation. 

Also, the Tamil Nadu government is trying their very best to give mental health support to the students and ask parents to spend some time with their students and support them.  

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