Calcutta University Student Succumbs to Dengue


Jalpaiguri: A 18 year old student of Calcutta University on Sunday succumbed to killer dengue in Jalpaiguri’s Sirishtala area, officials said. The deceased named as Rounik Halder was a first year History student of Maulana Azad College in Kolkata.

He was admitted in the hospital with symptoms of dengue on Wednesday. After Rounik returned home on Thursday a local physician suspected dengue and respective tests concluded the same.

He was rushed to the Jalpaiguri district hospital from where he was taken to a private nursing home, where he succumbed to the disease.