Puri, Nov 21: In a shocking incident, the principal of a college at Satapada in Puri district allegedly committed suicide today.
The deceased has been identified as Bhanumati Pradhan, Principal of panchayat Junior College of Education and Technology.
According to sources, some residents of the college quarters spotted Bhanumati hanging from the ceiling of her quarter and alerted the local police.
On getting information Satapada police outpost personnel reached the spot and seized the body.
The body has been sent to a government hospital for post-mortem.
A pal of gloom has descended in the area following the demise of the principal.