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FOR JUSTICE: NSUI members staging a dharna in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Bangalore on Thursday demanding steps to prevent suicides among students. Photo: K. Gopinathan
FOR JUSTICE: NSUI members staging a dharna in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Bangalore on Thursday demanding steps to prevent suicides among students. Photo: K. Gopinathan

Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: Yet another student, who failed in her second year PU examination, committed suicide at her house in Byatarayanapura police station limits on Wednesday.

The police gave her name as Rajeshwari (18), a resident of Pantharpalya on Mysore Road. Rajeshwari hanged herself with a sari from a ceiling fan. Rajeshwari's mother Kamalamma, a widow, returned home from work around 7 p.m. and found her daughter dead. While Kamalamma is a construction worker, her two sons were autorickshaw drivers, police said.

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