Kanpur, April 19: A Dalit student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur, allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday by hanging himself in his hostel room.
The deceased has been identified as Bheem Singh, hailed from Faridabad and was enrolled in the third year of PhD programme in mechanical engineering department.
The police have found a suicide note from his room and an investigation into the matter is underway.
“The reason behind his suicide is not clear. A letter has been recovered and is in the possession of forensic team of the police,” Manindra Agarwal, Deputy Director of IIT-Kanpur said.