Massive protest in Punjab’s Lovely Professional University after first-year student dies by suicide | Chandigarh News

JALANDHAR: Students of Lovely Professional University in Punjab’s Jalandhar held a massive protest late on Tuesday after a first-year student died by suicide.
The 21-year-old student, hailing from Kerala, allegedly hanged himself to death inside his hostel room on Tuesday evening.
The deceased, Agni S Dilip, was a first-year student of Bachelor of Designing.
Police officials said they recovered a suicide note from the room.
“Prima facie the student was having some personal issues, as the suicide note suggests,” said Phagwara police in a brief statement issued later.
“We have managed the situation after some time as students were sent to their rooms. We also informed the parents of the deceased and they were expected to reach today and we shall proceed further according to their statement,” said Phagwara SP Mukhtiar Rai.
Heavy deployment of police has been made on the university campus as officials are not ruling out the possibility of further protests.
Meanwhile, the university in its statement said, “Initial investigation and all contents of the suicide note points towards personal issues of the deceased. University is providing full support to the authorities for further probe.”

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