Jaipur: The students of AIIMS across the country are deeply disturbed by the suicide of 21-year-old Rashmi Yadav
. AIIMS Bhopal students even took out a candle march demanding a speedy and unbiased probe into the circumstances that caused the 21-year-old MBBS first year student to take the extreme step at her hostel room on the camps of AIIMS Jodhpur.
“We demand a free and fair enquiry in the suicide of Rashmi. We were very disturbed when we heard of this incident. We are also writing to union health minister Jagat Prakash Nadda, asking him to personally look into the matter as three suicides and a total of four deaths of students have occurred within five years
of its establishment. We pray for the peace of soul of Rashmi,” students said in an email communication to The PinkCity Post.
The police are however groping in the dark. They are investigating as to where Rashmi wrote the suicide note. It has come up during preliminary investigation she wrote the suicide note immediately after taking notes during a class at AIIMS. The identity of the teacher who she accused of harassing her is still unknown
Rashmi Yadav who committed suicide.
Rashmi Yadav, a resident of Mundawar area in Alwar district, had ended her life barely three days after she got admission to the first year MBBS course in AIIMS Jodhpur. In the suicide note she wrote, “Please forgive me maa and papa. I didn’t want to hurt you, but I can’t live without self-respect. Sir (addressing to an unknown teacher), I am sorry. You scolded me very harshly. I couldn’t even say sorry. I am really very very sorry. Please don’t this to anyone else. You may have a great attitude, but your behavior with me was not right today. Sir, my school was great and I have good manners. Mummy (addressing to her mom), some people are not good”. The victim’s father – Ramniwas Yadav, a principal by profession – lodged an FIR against an unidentified teacher.
First published: July 30, 2018