Tamil Nadu Student who fought against NEET Exam, commits suicid
Anitha, a young Dalit 17-year-old student from Ariyalur, who fought against NEET exam commits Suicide Today.
Anitha’s father is a daily wage labourer at the Gandhi Market in Tiruchi who worked hard to pay for her education, and her mother is no more. she was an extremely bright student. She scored 1176 marks out of 1200 in her 12th board exams, and was determined to be a doctor.
If her board exam marks were considered for medical entrance, she had every likelihood of making it, as she had 196.75 out of 200. For engineering, she had scored 199.76 out of 200.
However, her NEET scores did not make the cut: Anitha had scored only 86 out of 700 in the exam.
According to her relatives, she was extremely disappointed because she did not get a medical seat.
Speaking on the issue, TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar said, "I am pained by what happened. I want to tell students that they should not lose hope, and that they have three attempts for NEET."