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Hosteller hangs self at Haryana agri varsity

HT Correspondent  Hisar, April 08, 2013
First Published: 19:46 IST(8/4/2013) | Last Updated: 11:20 IST(9/4/2013)

A 22-year-old student at Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) here allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her hostel room on Monday morning.

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Police said the student -- Komal Dagar of BSc-1 in the home sciences department of the varsity -- left a suicide note in which she did not name anyone in particular; the exact contents were not shared with the media. He parents, who live in Palwal, were informed.

Putting up in Gangotri Hostel, Komal was alone in the room after her roommate Gudiya left for classes around 9am. Upon returning around 12.30pm, Gudiya found Komal hanging from the ceiling fan and raised the alarm. Vice-chancellor KS Khokhar led university officials to the scene along with doctors, who declared Komal dead by 1pm.

The university remained mum on the issue, while the police started investigation.

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