Woman who self-immolated over molestation dies

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A former employee of a Delhi University college who had set herself ablaze over alleged sexual harassment its principal, died here Monday, police said.

"Pavitra Bhardwaj died at the LNJP (Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Narayan) Hospital this (Monday) morning," a police officer told IANS.

Bhardwaj, 40, had immolated herself outside Delhi Secretariat in central Delhi Sep 30, police said.

She had suffered 90 percent burns.

Bhardwaj was sacked from the college in 2009, police said.


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