Bhubaneswar: An Odia migrant worker died when he was on his way to Odisha by train from Surat. His wedding was finalised and was supposed to take place during this monsoon.
The deceased has been identified as Sudarshan Apat of Mangalpur in Belaguntha area of Ganjam district.
As per reports Sudarshan was working in Surat. His marriage had been initially fixed to be held on April 21. However, the same was postponed due to nationwide lockdown.
He was stranded in Surat for the last 2 months due to lockdown. On Monday he boarded the train along with his friends for Odisha. After boarding the train he made a phone call and asked his younger brother to make all arrangements for the wedding so that they would execute the rituals once he reaches home.
As per reports, in the train he went to the toilet and did not come for long time. When his friends went to check, he was found lying unconscious inside the toilet of the train. His friends pulled the alarm chain and halted the train at Karnal station inMaharashtra and rushed him to a nearby hospital, but the doctor there declared him brought dead.
His family members came to know about his death when his body was taken to his village. His body reached the village after two days.
The reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained.