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TN NEET row: Anonymous letter threatens bomb blast at Ariyalur station

The anonymous letter was received by a senior railway official

Press Trust of India 

NEET outcry: Parties, pro-Tamil outfits stage protest over Anitha's suicide
Tamil Nadu has been witnessing anti-NEET protests by various student and pro tamil outfits . Photo: ANI

An anonymous letter stating that a bomb would explode at the railway station premises here each month "till the is withdrawn by the government' was received by a senior railway official here today, police said.

They said the Railway Station Manager received the letter threatening that one bomb will explode in the station premises every month 'till the NEET examination is withdrawn by the government'.


However, the letter did not elaborate.

has been witnessing anti-NEET protests by various student and pro-Tamil outfits over the past few days after the suicide of 17-year-old medical aspirant Anitha.

Anitha, daughter of a daily wage worker, allegedly hanged herself at her house in Ariyalur district on September 1.

She was reportedly upset after reports emerged that would not be exempted from the ambit of the NEET.

The Supreme had last month asked the to start the counselling for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses in the state, based on the NEET merit list.

It had given the directive after the Centre told the that it was not in favour of a recent ordinance passed by the state to exempt it from the NEET this year.

First Published: Wed, September 06 2017. 08:36 IST
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