Mangaluru: 19-year-old engineering student commits suicide

03:18 PM Dec 26, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Mangaluru: A 19-year-old engineering student died by suicide at Suratkal on Sunday, December 26.


The deceased has been identified as Sourav Kumar Yadav (19), a native of Oraiya village in Jamui district in Bihar.

He hanged himself in his hostel room at NITK Suratkal.

A death note has been recovered in which Sourav mentioned his financial problems and also said that he felt a ‘chemical reaction’ in his brain.  He also wrote that he has taken a loan for his studies but is not sure whether he will be able to repay it.

Sourav’s parents said that they do not have the provision to come and collect his mortal remains and asked Sourav to be cremated in Mangaluru.


College authorities and students are making arrangements for his parents to reach Mangaluru.


Suicide is preventable. If you get any such thoughts, consult or seek expert help.

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