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A Presidency University student was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his room in his residence here, the police said.

As Swapravo Bhakta was not spotted for a long time, his mother found the door of his son's room locked from inside in the night of Wednesday. She called her neighbours and informed police in North 24-parganas district.

Police broke open the door and found the 21-year-old student hanging from the ceiling fan.

No suicide note was found.

Swapravo used to stay with his mother as his parents were separated a couple of years ago.

The post-mortem examination report is yet to reach the police.