Bangalore, May 9 UNI | 3 months ago

Failure in examinations drove six students to suicide after Pre-University results were announced in Karnataka yesterday.

Karnataka has witnessed the highest pass percentage at 60.47.

In one incident, a student committed suicide after being informed, for fun, by a relative that she has failed. However, the result showed that she had passed first class. The 17-year-old Tejasvini committed suicide by jumping in to a well in Bidadi in Ramanagar district after she was informed by her maternal uncle, to tease her, said that she has failed.

Jyothi Amarappa of Singanala Village in Gangavathi taluk committed suicide by consuming poison after learning that she had failed inn one subject. Though she was rushed to Hospital but in vain since the Doctors declared her as brought dead.

At Kanakapura, R Sachin took extreme step in the life by hanging himself after seeing his failure in the exam through Online. He was a student of Nalanda College in Bangalore.

Meghana was shocked to learn on Web site that she has failed in the exam and hanged herself to death at Kulegatte village in Davanagere.

Earlier, her parents had called her to accompany to a marriage, but she stayed back to see her result which later turned to be disappointing one.

C Kumar, who was studying at a Government Commerce College at Channarayapatna, by hanging himself after learning that he has failed in the examination.

In Bangalore, Madanin Mariya committed suicide by hanging herself to a fan in her house after knowing that she has failed in the Exam.

Minister Kimmane Ratnakar, who announced the result, after congratulating the successful students, had advised the failed students not to get disappointed as supplementary exam will be held next month and they have good opportunity to succeed.

The State had recorded 60.47 per cent of 6.13 lakh students pass.

(Posted on 09-05-2014)