Commission Submits Report On Rohith Vemula Suicide 

The commission was constituted by HRD Ministry to look into the circumstances that led to the death of research scholar Rohith Vemula - Sakshi Post

New Delhi: The Justice (retd.) AK Roopanwal Commission, which was constituted by the HRD Ministry to look into the circumstances that led to the death of research scholar Rohith Vemula in Hyderabad Central University, is learnt to have submitted its report.

Sources said the one-member Commission has submitted its report to UGC officials, though there was no official confirmation. Top officials in the HRD Ministry, when contacted,remained mum on the development.

The suicide by Rohith had triggered a huge political storm with opposition parties launching a massive attack on the Union Government over the issue

Higher Education Secretary VS Oberoi refused to either confirm or deny that the report has been submitted. HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, when contacted, said that the report has not reached him yet.

Rohith committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of a hostel room in the university. The suicide by Rohith had triggered a huge political storm with opposition parties launching a massive attack on the Union Government over the issue. They also accused the University authorities of mishandling the situation, which led to his suicide. The Commission report, it was learnt, has, however, not put the blame on the senior varsity officials.


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