The Rohith Vemula Suicide Case and Probe

2024 • 2min • National


Rohith Vemula, a PhD scholar at the Central University of Hyderabad, died by suicide on January 17, 2016. Vemula's death had sparked controversy, with allegations of discrimination preceding his suicide. Earlier he had been expelled from his hostel following a confrontation with members of ABVP, a student body affiliated with the RSS. The Telangana government says the 2016 Vemula suicide case will be reinvestigated following the controversy over the closure report filed by the state police. What is the Rohith Vemula suicide case? News9 Plus decodes