Famous Motorcycle Coach Chetna Pandit Commits Suicide
Prominent motorcycle coach, Chetna Pandit was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her residence in Goregaon on Tuesday evening. She left a note about unfulfilled ambitions, the police said, Mumbai Mirror reported. Chetna (27) was a passionate motorcyclist, and an inspiration for many women. She coached and encouraged women to take up motorcycling.
Her flatmate found it suspicious after Chetna was unresponsive and called the neighbours, who alerted the Dindoshi police. The letter Chetna left behind sums up what drove her to take this extreme step. In her note, she has blamed no one and written that she took the extreme step because she failed to achieve certain goals in her life.
The police confirmed, “She found Chetna hanging from a ceiling fan. Chetna was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was declared brought dead.”
“The note said that she was a very ambitious woman, but since she was unable to achieve her goals she was taking the extreme step. It also mentioned that nobody should be held responsible for her death,” police said.
Chetna’s younger brother lives with relatives in Tardeo. The siblings lost their parents several years ago. Chetna moved to Mumbai from Karnataka over 10 years ago. As a coach, she persuaded many women, across age groups, to experience the life on the road. As the first woman member of Enfield Riders, a motorcycle tour and training organization, she was also a part of a drag racing group. Chetna quit her corporate job to become a professional biker. She had big dreams as a professional rider.
Dipti Savla, Chetna’s student, called her “charming and a motivating person”
The police has registered a case of accidental death and further investigation is on.
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