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Anti-suicide ceiling fan

Man invents suicide-proof ceiling fan

In a bid to prevent suicide by hanging a ceiling fan and slash rising number of suicide attempts by hanging, Sharad Ashani, an Indian man, has invented an ‘anti-suicide’ ceiling fan rod that has an unlatching mechanism. The innovation to prove its feasibility took over a decade. What had motivated him to think of an anti-suicide ceiling fan rod? It was the death of Indian Model Nafisa Joseph’s suicide that spurred him on creating such a ceiling fan rod that could save lives by having an unlatching mechanism. In a bid…