MP Sudharshini writes to President over student who committed suicide

Sunday, 17 February 2013 - 13:53


A letter has been forwarded to the President regarding the death of a student at the Nalanda Girls School in Minuwangoda who had committed suicide over depression caused after having been suspended from school for bringing a mobile phone to school.


Parliamentarian Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle has forwarded this letters requesting a proper investigation in to the incident.


Meanwhile, Secretary of the Lanka Teachers Union Joseph Starlin stated that the Principal and Teachers do not have a right to take decisions alone to suspend a student.




We also inquired regarding the matter from Specialist Dr. Rubi Rooban regarding such incidents.