Barrackpore: 19 years old Samrat Mukherjee, first year student of Barrackpore Mahadebananda Mahavidyalaya has been drowned in high-tide water. He is a resident of Sadar bazar of Barrackpore.
As per the local source, five college friends together went to the river for taking bath. Samrat Mukherjee and one from the four took the water for taking bath. Local youth somehow managed to save one among the two.
Barrackpore police and Disaster management team people reached Babaji ghat soon after the incident. The team rescued the body after two hours effort. The corpse has been sent to Barrckpore Cantonment Hospital and announced dead by the doctors.