Sakshi Eknath Bendkule, a resident of Panchavati hanged herself in her house Friday afternoon, hours after Maharashtra Board Class 10 results were declared, a police official said.
Ms Bendkule, student of a local school, had cleared the exams by obtaining 56 per cent marks, well below the 80 percent she was expecting.
Soon after she came to know her marks, the teenager hanged herself.
The girl's family is in a state of shock. Her father Eknath Bendkule said the family members
were satisfied with her result and they had even congratulated her for clearing the exams.
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