Kolkata: A girl drowned and died in the swimming pool of a renowned club of North Kolkata on Tuesday rising alarms to the safety of swimming training in different clubs in Kolkata.
The incident occurred at a particular swimming club of the famous Hedua at 7am on Tuesday. According to sources, the deceased Sangita Das remained missing over a long period until her body was found to be floating in the pool. The R.G. Kar Hospital declared her brought dead.
Sangita’s family have accused that the concerned trainer was not present at the spot when the incident took place. It was due to the trainer’s callousness that Sangita lost her life. There were no life guards present too. She was a beginner with just 15 day’s experience. She was allowed to swim in a pool where the depth of the water was more than the required depth for a beginner(8 foot). As a result, she drowned and died while swimming.
Due to this unbelievable incident, the Hedua swimming club has decided to keep their club close for the next 3 days.