On July 13, a Class 12 student was found dead in the school premises under suspicious circumstances. kallakurichi, The incident led to violence on 17 July and the school was ransacked, documents and certificates were burnt and property was damaged.
Similar cases were reported from Tiruvallur and Cuddalore districts on July 25, where two Class 12 students allegedly died by suicide.
On Tuesday, July 26, a 17-year-old girl of class 11 hanged herself at her residence in Ayyambatti area near Sivakasi.
state chief minister MK Stalin He has promised strict action after reports of student suicides. “Some of the recent incidents have been sad. The school should be run as a service. You should provide confidence, courage and mental strength. The students of Tamil Nadu should be able to face all kinds of challenges. You should be able to face all kinds of challenges. should be faced with courage, especially girl students,” he said.
- five students Has ended his life in Tamil Nadu in two weeks – four girls and one boy. Except one girl studying in class 11, all others were students of class 12.
- Who? The suicide was first reported on July 13 from Kallakurichi district. His death sparked massive protests and arson, in which many were injured. Four others took their lives between Monday and Wednesday morning in Tiruvallur, Cuddalore, Sivakasi and Sivaganga.
- academic pressure? The girl from Kallakurichi, found dead in a private residential school, in her suicide note accused two teachers of “humiliating her for academic performance”. In Cuddalore, a four-page suicide note was about the girl’s “inability to fulfill”
I a sthe aspirations placed on him by his parents”. The boy’s note from Sivaganga said that he cannot cope with maths and biology. Two others did not leave any note.
- before, A student died by suicide on 6th July
KrishnagiriAfter reportedly finding it a tough test to crack NEET.
who is responsible?
CM MK Stalin has said that it is the responsibility of educational institutions to inculcate confidence, determination and courage in the students to help them face all kinds of challenges.
The Tamil Nadu government has decided to appoint 800 doctors to provide psychological counseling to school students under the Manavar Manasu scheme.
NCRBThe 2020 report shows that a student commits suicide every 42 minutes or 34 students die in a day.
Of the 12,526 suicides by students in 2020, 53% or 6,598 were from six states – Maharashtra, Odisha, MP, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Karnataka.
While student suicides accounted for 7.4% of the total 1.3 lakh suicides in 2019, they accounted for 8.2% of the total 1.5 lakh suicides in 2020.