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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

238 - Midnapore: IIT Kharagpur student commits suicide

Cities | Press Trust of India | Updated: March 31, 2014 22:29 

Midnapore, West Bengal:  An M.Tech student (dual course) of Chemical Engineering at IIT Kharagpur was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his room at the hostel, the police said today.

The fourth year student, Lokesh Kumar Goyel, 22, was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his room at Radhakrishnan Hall last night, SDPO of Kharagpur, Ajit Singh Yadav said.

The students informed the IIT authorities after Lokesh did not respond when his friends called him to have dinner last night, he said.

He hailed from Rajasthan and was a fourth year student at the IIT.


A suicide note written to his mother was found on the bed and the investigations are underway.