Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Sridhar Babu and Chandrakala hailing from B.Kothakota mandal of Chittoor district along with several student organization staged a demonstration at the RUIA hospital following the suicide of a student Harshavardan, a student at the Narayana Medical Academy.
The agitating students alleged that the student was killed owing to the undue stress by the negligence of the college management. The parents of the boy speaking to media said that their son reportedly complained about the stress exerted by the teachers and the management during their visit. ‘Despite all this, we urged him not to give into the pressure and study normally as he would see fit. After spending his holidays with us, he left for the college on Tuesday and the very same night he was declared dead, they said.
Following agitations of the student organizations, security was beefed up at other Narayana College campuses across the city. Harshavardan was found hanging to the ceiling fan in his hostel room on Tuesday night and was shifted to RUIA hospital, where he was brought declared dead.