Gurgaon faculty scholar who set herself on fireplace dies


A second-year scholar of Authorities Women’ Faculty in Sector 14, Gurgaon, who tried to immolate herself on September 30 after an argument with the school principal over re-evaluation of answersheets, succumbed to accidents round 1.15 am on Sunday, two weeks after the incident.

Relations of 22-year-old BSc scholar Pinky Chauhan, who had been admitted to Safdarjung Hospital with 80 per cent burns, confirmed her demise. Pinky, a resident of Kasan village close to Manesar, Haryana, had named six faculty lecturers — together with 4 ladies — in her assertion, accusing them of forcing her to set herself on fireplace, a police officer mentioned.

“A case beneath numerous sections of the IPC has been registered towards the school administration at Civil Strains police station. Additional investigation is on,” Alok Mittal, Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon, mentioned. Nevertheless, a police supply confirmed that within the FIR, the title of the principal, Usha Malik, who was transferred after the incident, has not been included.

In line with a scholar, when information of Pinky’s demise unfold on Sunday morning, college students dwelling within the faculty hostel had been requested to vacate the premises and never return earlier than October 25. The scholar claimed that the transfer was geared toward avoiding agitation over the problem. Newly appointed principal Gianender Singh  remained unavailable for remark regardless of repeated telephone calls.

In the meantime, the Division of Increased Training, Haryana, has determined to shut the 2 different authorities faculties — Dronacharya Authorities PG Faculty and Authorities PG Faculty, Sector 9, until October 15. Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the BJP’s scholar wing, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and HRD Minister Smriti Irani, looking for their intervention within the case.

“Now we have taken up the matter and have demanded a high-level inquiry,” an ABVP member mentioned.

Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Gurgaon Pushpender Chauhan mentioned, “We’re busy with election actions proper now. I met the household right now and promised them justice. Additionally, I’ll submit an enquiry report back to the Deputy Commissioner after elections.”

In the meantime, Pinky’s brother Arun alleged the hospital administration took half-an-hour to place Pinky on ventilator after she complained of breathlessness. “She was on mattress quantity 14 of the hospital. Not a single power-point close to the mattress was working. She was shifted to a different mattress the place there was no oxygen masks contained in the field above the mattress. And by the point she was placed on ventilator, it was too late,” Arun alleged.

In line with her household, Pinky slipped into coma at 10 pm on Saturday night time and was in that state until round 1 am on Sunday, after which she stopped respiration.

Dr Rajpal, medical superintendent at Safdarjung Hospital, mentioned, “Our hospital has 107 beds within the burns ward. Whereas placing the lady on ventilator, all normal operation procedures had been taken care of. These are baseless allegations.”

In the meantime, Arun posted a hand-written letter on a Fb web page — ‘Woman Wants Justice’ — alleging how Pinky was harassed and provoked to aim suicide by lecturers in her faculty.


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