Jangid had relocated to Kota to pursue his dream of cracking engineering entrance exams. He had been undergoing rigorous coaching and was residing at House No. 4 F 10, Mahaveer Nagar III, Kota.
According to deputy superintendent of police Harshraj Kharra, Balmiki Jangid was discovered lifeless, having taken his own life by hanging. While the police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the tragedy, no suicide note has been found at the scene.
Helpline numbers for immediate support:
All mental health issues can be treated. You can get immediate help from a psychologist. There are several helpline numbers where you can get in touch:
Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry Helpline – 1800-599-0019 (available in 13 languages)
Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences – 9868396824, 9868396841, 011-22574820
Hitguj Helpline, Mumbai – 022-24131212
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences – 080 – 26995000.
The tragic loss of Balmiki Jangid serves as a somber reminder of the urgent need to address the mental health challenges faced by students pursuing their dreams in Kota’s competitive academic environment. It is a call to action for educators, parents, and policymakers to collectively work toward creating a supportive and nurturing ecosystem that places equal emphasis on both academic excellence and mental well-being.