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Actor Vijay meets Anitha's family

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Popular Tamil actor Vijay today the family of Anitha, who allegedly committed suicide over National Eligibility cum Entrance Test recently.

Vijay visited the house of Anitha at Kuzhumur in Ariyalur district and reportedly offered a sum of Rs one lakh to the bereaved family members.


Pictures of the actor sitting along with Anitha's father and brother were widely circulated on sites soon after the visit.

Protests had erupted in soon after 17-year-old Anitha, daughter of a daily wage earner, allegedly hanged herself at her house no September 1.

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

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

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

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 16:13 IST
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