Chennai: In a shocking incident at IIT Madras on Wednesday, two women committed suicide in separate incidents. Both the incidents took place in a single day.
The deceased have been identified as a post-doctoral fellow at IIT Madras – P Maheshwari (34) whereas the other named G Vijayalakshmi (47) was the wife of a professor.
Vijayalaksmi’s suicide came down as a shocker to her entire family. Her husband, Ganesan is an assistant professor at the institution. She was found hanging.
The other deceased, P Maheshwari was pursuing a post doctoral fellowship course in Chemistry. She was found hanging in her room at 5 pm by her hostel mates. She was a native of Puducherry and has a six-year-old son.
As of now, the police have registered a case of suspicious death under Secrion 174 of CrPC.
IIT Madras which is shocked by the suicide of the two women, expressed grief over the same.