Student commits suicide over inablity to speak English

Salem: Upset over being asked by his parents why he was unable to converse fluently in English despite being in the third year of his engineering course, a student committed suicide in his room, police said.

The 23-year-old student had come home for Pongal holidays from Coimbatore, where he was doing his course.

In the course of a conversation, his parents posed this question to him following which he locked himself inside a room, consumed poision and died, they said.