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Anitha suicide: Tamil film fraternity including Rajinikanth condole death of medical aspirant

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 2 September 2017, 13:42 IST
Anitha suicide

Tamil Nadu film fraternity expressed their condolences after a Dalit State Board student committed suicide on 1st August.

Dalit State Board student, who moved the Supreme Court against the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for medical admission, has committed suicide.

Anitha hanged herself to death at her residence in Ariyalur's Kuzhumur village. She was depressed over not being able get admission in a medical college and ended her life when family her members were away.

Anitha had scored 1,176 marks out of 1,200 in the plus two exams under the Tamil Nadu state board. However, she got only 86 marks in the NEET examination for medicine.

Despite coming from a poor family, Anitha moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on MBBS admissions based on NEET scores.

On August 22, the Apex Court ruled that medical college admissions in Tamil Nadu will be based on the national admission test merit list by September 4.

Anitha's family, relatives and villagers staged a road roko holding the State and centre responsible for her death.

Here are the condolence messages including Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan:

Rajinikanth: What has happend to Anitha is extremely unfortunate. My heart goes out to all the pain and agony she would have undergone before taking this drastic step. My condolences to her family.

Kamal Haasan: This is a tragedy which should not have happened... our argument has probably been weak. We'll have to better our argument and make our argument louder in court.

Mohan Raja: It's a Dark day.. If alive She wud hav cured physical illness of many.. Now Let her death cure the mental illness of many #RIPAnitha

RJ Balaji‏: RIP Anitha.Poor students have to sacrifice their dreams and now life for the Irresponsible actions of ineligible, corrupt, shameless leaders.

D.IMMAN‏: #RipAnitha There are many more Anithas ascended and living dead.High time people need a constructive change in our educational system.

Bala saravanan actor‏: #Anitha poi vaa Sahothari...its a Planned Cold Blooded Murder...We r the Murderers...#RIPAnitha

Nikki Galrani: Suicide is never the solution for anything! sad to c such a innocent life coming to an end this way! Condolences to the family #RIPAnitha

Vijay Sethupathi: This nation has lost a good doctor today.. Heart goes out to #Anitha and her family !!
#RIPAnitha #NEETkillsAnitha

Haricharan: But we have lost a life here and dont know how many unknown lives more. Urge the centre & state to concur on this soon #NEET #RIPAnitha

Aadhi: To all d students... #Suicide is never a solution fr any problem & it's a mistake whr one doesn't live t Regret!! #RIPAnitha.

(With ANI inputs)

First published: 2 September 2017, 13:22 IST