Two suicides in a day shocks IIT Madras campus


Two women commited suicide inside IIT Madras campus on Thursday, according to reports in NDTV. One was a researcher and the other was wife of a professor.
According to police, the body of research scholar was found hanging in her hostel room. Investigation is underway to find out the reason behind her death. Details of the second death is not yet available.
On Wednesday, IIT Madras released a statement: “IIT Madras reports with deep sadness the death of a post-doctoral research scholar in the campus. The scholar’s family has been informed. The institute extends its deep felt condolences to the family and the near and dear ones of the scholar for the unfortunate, untimely and devastating loss.”

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