A 15-year-old schoolgirl allegedly killed herself at her home fearing her failure in an examination. The incident reportedly happened at a residence near Aji Dam crossroads, Gujarat, India on Tuesday, April 26.

Priyanka Bhagora, a tenth-grade student, who lived in Om Tirumala Society, had reportedly been depressed since her school exams concluded and was extremely worried that she might have scored poor marks in the tests. Her father Mansukh, who owns a roadside food cart in Mansarovar Society, tried assuaging her anxiety and told her not to worry even if she fails.

However, Bhagora, who allegedly feared humiliation in front of her friends and relatives, subsequently decided to take her own life without taking her father's words into consideration, the Times Of India reported.

Following this, on Tuesday, April 26, she went to the first floor of her house and hung herself from a noose tied to the ceiling fan.

Bhagora was the eldest among Mansukh's three children.

Meanwhile, a study revealed that at least 14 students, mostly studying in tenth grade, have ended their lives out of fear of failing the exam in the last two months in Saurashtra.

In a similar but unrelated incident, a 16-year-old girl reportedly killed herself after scoring poor marks in an examination in Jawaddi Kalan, Punjab, India on April 3.

The teenager, identified as Harneet Kaur, a 10th-grade school student, was reportedly eagerly waiting to know the results of her pre-board examination. However, when the result came out on April 2, Kaur realized that she had scored poorly in the examination. Kaur, who reportedly became upset over her performance, decided to end her life, Latin Times reported.

The next day, on Sunday, April 3, Kaur allegedly hung herself from a noose tied to a ceiling fan at her house. Kaur's younger sister later found the teen's lifeless body and alerted her parents. The girl's family immediately rushed her to a private hospital for treatment. However, doctors at the facility declared her dead upon arrival.

“Harneet was a Class X student and wanted to pursue medical in Class XI. She was upset after the pre-board results were declared,” Inspector Labh Singh, Station House Officer (SHO) of Dugri Police Station, said.

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