Sixteen-year-old Ayush Parihar, a class 10 student at Jawahar Lal Nehru School in Bhopal, who committed suicide fearing failure on May 24, has scored a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 9 in the CBSE class 10 examinations, results of which were declared on Saturday. Ayush was a resident of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited colony in Piplani town in Bhopal.
Ayush has scored more than 8 CGPA in every subject. His school principal Ruby Kundu said, “Ayush was a good student, he made it to the merit list also for a number of times. He could have never failed. We regret his decision.“
The Piplani police told HT that he had dinner with his family on May 23 and subsequently went to his room to sleep. At around 3.30 am, his sister saw the lights on in his room. When she entered his room, she found his body hanging from the fan.
According to the police, Ayush was nervous about the board exam results and was under the impression that they (results) would be declared later in the day. In his suicide note, he apologized to his parents for deciding to end his life.
His suicide note read: “I know what I am doing is wrong but I am tired of my failures. I may be good in studies but my performance in final exams was very poor. I can’t take this anymore. I know I am not a good son. I love you mom and dad. Please don’t cry after my departure. I am good for nothing. Goodbye…..’