A first-year Engineering Physics student at the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of his hostel building in New Delhi on Wednesday.
His reluctance to take up engineering and his struggle to cope after being enrolled has forced student Nitish Kumar Purthi to take the extreme step, the police said.
19-year-old Mr. Purthi hails from Ranchi. According to Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Chinmoy Biswal, Mr. Purthi jumped from fourth floor of Vindhyachal hostel and has suffered fractures in legs. He has been admitted to the AIIMS trauma centre.
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