Ayush Ashna had just appeared in his final-year exams, they said. Police said they did not find any suicide note but suspect no foul play.
Solanki's family told reporters that in January when he visited home, he informed them of the discrimination he was facing from his friends as he belonged to the scheduled caste.
A case of accidental death has been registered by the Powai Police who state that the incident took place at around One pm on January 12.
If confirmed, this will be the fourth suicide case reported from IIT-Madras this year.
"Despite our complaints, the institute did not care to make the space inclusive and safe for dalit bahujan adivasi students. First-year students face the most harassment in terms of anti-reservation sentiments," an APPSC...
The scholar, Sachin Kumar, had returned home early that day, according to the police, sending a message to his friends that he was not feeling well. Later, he was found dead at his house.