Class XII Student Dies While Taking Examination


Surat: A class XII student on Tuesday died while appearing for the Board examination in Anklav town of Anand district in Gujarat, police said.

The student, identified as Dhavalsinh Padhiyar and aged 17, fainted when he was attempting a question paper at an exam centre. Padhiyar collapsed on the spot. A police official of Anklav station said he was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.

Padhiyar came to the examination centre from nearby Kahanwadi village along with his friends, he said, adding that police are awaiting post-mortem report to determine the exact cause of his death.

“Padhiyar fainted and collapsed in the Anklav school while he was taking the examination for Uttar Buniyadi stream.  He was rushed to the Anklav referral hospital where doctors declared him brought dead,” the official said.