IIT-Delhi Graduate Returns To Campus Eight Years Later, Commits Suicide

IIT-Delhi Graduate Returns To Campus Eight Years Later, Commits Suicide
In a shocking incident, a former IIT-Delhi student committed 
suicide inside the campus by jumping off from the seventh floor 
of the building. Anshum Gupta, a 31-year-old software engineer 
was a MTech in computer science and engineering student of 
2010 batch at IIT Delhi.

He had then completed his MPhil and worked with several MNCs in 
India and the US. After spending a couple of years in the US, 
Gupta had returned to India in 2015 and has been living with 
his mother since.  

Gupta, who according to the family was a topper of the All India
 Engineering Entrance Examination(AIEEE) was not happy with his 
professional life for some time and was unemployed. He was also 
receiving counselling for depression over his job.

On Friday he left his home in Greater Kailash telling his mother 
he needed to meet someone at IIT. 

Police said they received a PCR call around 11 am and Gupta jumped 
from the seventh floor of IRD Building on campus. 

“We are trying to ascertain what he was doing on campus and what led 
to the alleged jump,” Deputy commissioner of police (south west) 
Milind Dumbere said.

He was taken to the AIIMS Trauma Center where he was declared dead on arrival. 

Police haven't found any suicide note from Gupta. 

“We are trying to ascertain the reason for his extreme step. Prima facie, 
it appears that he was disturbed over his job. We are questioning his 
family members,” the officer added.
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