ADVERTISEMENT

Why Kota Kills: Two More Suicides in the ‘Deathtrap’ for Students

Why Kota Kills – The Quint’s investigation into why the country’s biggest coaching hub is on suicide watch.

Updated
India
1 min read

Twenty-four students have committed suicide in Kota in the last sixteen months. What’s common between them is that they were all enrolled at one of the 130-odd coaching institutes in the largest, most successful coaching hub in the country. Though these students form a small percentage of the 1.5 lakh students who come to Kota each year, they cannot be brushed aside as mere statistics. The Quint tries to understand how a breeding ground for academic excellence is snuffing out young lives.

Also Read: Kota Death Toll Reaches Eight As Two Allegedly Commit Suicide

Producer: Tridip K Mandal
Cameraperson: Siddharth Safaya
Video Editor: Nitin Sharma

(At The Quint, we are answerable only to our audience. Play an active role in shaping our journalism by becoming a member. Because the truth is worth it.)

Published: 
ADVERTISEMENT
Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!
ADVERTISEMENT