Youth Falls to Death While Watching Visarjan

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Jalpaiguri: Festivity turned fatal for a youth who fell to his death from the roof-top of his working place while watching Durga Visarjan at Jalpaiguri district’s DBC Road area on Sunday, police said.

The 30 year-old deceased identified as Subhashih Jha worked as a security guard at local jewellery shop and was a resident of Rakhal Devi area near Jalpaiguri town.

Ravi Das, co-worker of the deceased told that although the showroom was closed for the puja holidays the security guards were on duty. Jha who was on the roof-top suffered a fall while watching a Visarjan procession passing on the road below.

He was rushed to the local hospital, where he was declared dead. The incident casts a gloom on the area. Although it appeared to be an accident, police launched an investigation.

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