Under constant stress due to exams, a 16-year-old girl of class XII fell from the terrace of her school in Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad.
After falling from the terrace of Vivekanand Higher Secondary School, the girl was taken to LG Hospital where doctors found she had fractured her leg.
O M Desai, the inspector of Amraiwadi police station, said that no complaint has been registered in the case. According to the girl’s parent’s statements, the police claims announced that the girl had been feeling dizzy due to severe exam pressure and lost balance while sitting on the school terrace on Wednesday.
“Her father stated before us that the girl was not keeping well for the last couple of days, due to which she could not perform well in her exams,” said Desai.
Dr. Laxman Taviyad, the resident medical officer (RMO) of LG hospital, said an MRI test was also conducted to ensure she had not suffered any serious brain injury. “At present, she is being kept in the orthopedic ward. Her condition is stable,” Taviyad said. The doctor also said the girl had claimed that exam stress had made her feel dizzy .
“On Wednesday , too, she appeared in the exam and then went to the terrace of the school where she fell after feeling giddiness. This was what her father said, and in light of his statement we did not register any complaint in the case,” Desai said.
A similar case occurred in the month of January, this year, where Tired of being harassed by physics teacher in school, a brilliant class XII student ended his life by jumping from the terrace of a 12-storeyed apartment in Puna area of Surat.
Police investigation revealed that 18-year-old Rakesh Babariya was being harassed by his physics teacher Chandresh Malani, was booked on abetment of suicide charges.