Boy commits suicide after parents questioned his English

Salem, Tamil Nadu:  Upset over being asked by his parents why he was unable to converse fluently in English despite being in the third year of his engineering course, a student committed suicide in his room, police said.

The 23-year-old student had come home for Pongal holidays from Coimbatore, where he was doing his course. In the course of a conversation, his parents posed this question to him following which he locked himself inside a room, consumed poision and died, they said.

Story First Published: January 16, 2013 12:39 IST

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