"It's not suicide. It's murder. It's murder of democracy, social justice and equality. (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi ji should sack ministers and apologise to the nation", Kejriwal said in a tweet."

(The) Modi government (is) constitutionally duty bound to uplift Dalits. Instead, Modi ji's ministers got five Dalit students ostracised and suspended." Rohith Vemula, a second-year research scholar of science, technology and society studies department at the University of Hyderabad, was found hanging from the ceiling of a room in the New Research Scholars' Hostel late on Sunday.

He was one of the five Dalit students suspended and expelled from the hostel for staging a protest on the campus for the past 15 days.

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