Published On : Tue, Aug 24th, 2021

HoD of Nagpur University dies by suicide

Nagpur: The Head of the Department (HoD) of Chemistry of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Jyotsna Meshram, allegedly jumped to her death from the ninth floor of a building on Monday morning. The incident reported under Beltarodi Police Station.

According to sources, Meshram (56), jumped from the ninth floor of a residential apartment in Beltarodi early Monday morning.

The suicide was apparently a result of depression. Her husband, Sudhir Meshram, had died of a heart attack in March and her son was in the US. Her aunt said she was in depression because of that. No suicide note has been found, police said.

Sudhir Meshram was Vice-Chancellor of Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University.