- Sushant Rohilla, 21, killed himself after punishment for low attendance
- Rohilla’s family says reason for low attendance was fractured leg
- 75% attendance mandatory, 5% relief on medical grounds: University
Of the 19 students who have been debarred, a second year student, Dhruv Rajpal, suffered from chicken pox and faces a similar situation.
Mr Rohilla’s family said he was not given concession for extra-curricular activities, for which he also missed some classes.
Rohilla had 43 per cent attendance, while the IP University mandates that a student should have at least 75 per cent attendance. This was conveyed to his parents many a times through e-mails.
Rohilla’s friends, Hundreds of students today gathered outside the law school premises and staged a protest, demanding a fair probe into the entire matter.