Odisha: Eminent Educationalist Janaki Ballav Padhi Found Hanging

The eminent educationist’s brother-in-law found his body handhing in house in Bramheswarpatna.

The owner of Padhee's Tutorial Pvt Ltd in Bhubaneswar, Janaki Ballav Padhi, has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his bedroom.

The eminent educationist's brother-in-law found his body hanging in his house in Bramheswarpatna.

Police have ruled out any foul play in the case and have registered a case of unnatural death. A suicide note was also found near the body.

Some family members of Padhi told OdishaTV that he was under mental pressure due to loans.

Padhee's Tutorial is a coaching institute chain with branches across the state and is engaged in training students for IIT-JEE, AIPMT/PDT and other competitive exams.

Padhi had also started a private higher secondary Science college called Kalinga Bharatee Residential College (KBRC).

In 2013, the Crime Branch had conducted a search on the premises of KBRC in Cuttack in connection with a question paper leak scandal. However, police did not find any involvement of the college authorities, said a report in The Times of India.

(With inputs from ANI.)

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