Baripada: In a tragic episode, a girl student of Jawahar Navodaya School in Betanati of Mayurbhanj area committed suicide on Thursday.
The perished has been identified as Suchitra Pradhan, a class XI student of the school.
As indicated by sources, Suchitra left the school while the other students were busy with observing Raksha Bandhan and committed suicide in her hostel room.
She was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared her dead on arrival, the sources added.
Prahallada Pradhan, father of the deceased, said,“I got a call from the school authorities that she had been admitted to hospital. When I came here and asked the doctors about her, they said she is dead.”