2 girls and 1 boy, who were intermediate students in Telangana, committed suicide yesterday after failing their exams. The total numbers of students who committed suicide in Telangana have increased to 19.
Officials say that over 9.5 lakh students appeared in the Intermediate 1st and 2nd-year exams this year. The board of Intermediate Education said that 3 lakh students failed the inter exam 2019.
The high court of Telangana has directed the state government and the Intermediate Education Board to re-evaluate the answer sheets of those students who failed the exam.
Human Rights Activists said that the students committed suicide as they went into depression, and added that officials who released the results of the exam did it in a hurry.