Lucknow, September 13
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday lashed out on the BJP, saying the suicide by a Tamil Nadu woman pupil on the eve of NEET was the homicide of the ‘Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao’ slogan.
The 19-year-old Madurai woman and two different medical aspirants in Tamil Nadu had dedicated suicide on Saturday, prompting the opposition events to demand the scrapping of the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET).
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court had refused to entertain a batch of pleas in search of deferment or cancellation of examination scheduled for Sunday, saying the authorities will take all essential steps for conducting it amid COVID-19.
Referring to the woman’s suicide, the SP chief in a tweet requested the BJP who was liable for her “murder”.
“The news of suicide by a medical aspirant in Madurai yesterday has shocked every family,” he stated whereas paying tributes to the woman.
“Heartless BJP should tell who is responsible for this. This is a murder. Along with this, the slogan of ‘Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao (teach daughter, save daughter) has also been murdered,” he stated.
Besides the woman, the opposite two aspirants, aged between 19 and 21, had dedicated suicide in Dharmapuri and Namakkal districts of Tamil Nadu.
They had been discovered hanging of their houses. PTI