Internet Desk: Indian sports witnessed another tragic day as national level wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma breathed his last on Tuesday. The the 25-year old wrestler was electrocuted due to short circuit at the inundated stadium building and the doctors declared him dead.
National level wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma passed away in an accident at the Jaipal Singh Stadium in Ranchi. Vishal was spotted lying unconscious by locals and was declared dead by doctors after he was brought to the Sardar Hospital.
Jharkhand Wrestling Association president Bhola Singh has condemned the incident and announced an interim relief of Rs 1 lakh to Vishal’s family. The association will also give ten thousand rupees (Rs 10,000) every month to the family.
“It is extremely unfortunate. I don’t know why he went to the office which is sunk in deep waters. The situation of the stadium is pathetic and the building is in ruins. We have demanded Rs 10 lakh compensation from the government for the kin of Kumar,” said Singh.
Ganesh Jha, general manager of Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam (JBVNL), said that there was no fault in the power connection provided by his department.