A job candidate at the School Selection Commission, who took part in a demonstration near Mayo Road demanding jobs, attempted suicide on Thursday by hanging herself with her dupatta from the branch of a tree. The incident happened after the students were stopped from going to the Raj Bhawan to file a deputation.
The aspirant was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was discharged after initial treatment, police said. The incident took place after a clash between the police and the SSC applicant as they attempted to march to Raj Bhawan to present a deputation.
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After the incident, a BJP delegation went to Raj Bhawan to meet Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. Later, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar tweeted a video showing an unidentified woman attempting to hang herself in the presence of a senior police officer. The SSC’s applicants have been demonstrating demanding immediate placements for some 145 days.
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