Gujarat Global News Network, Gandhinagar
In a tragic incident a student from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) drowned in the Sabarmati River on Thursday morning.
Three other students were rescued by the fire brigade. Till late afternoon the body of the student was not found and irate students ghearoed Chief Minister Narendra Modi at the National Urban Summit.
According to reports the students went for bath in the River near Indira bridge and one of them was trapped in the weeds. The students tried to rescue him but the water was deep and he was carried away by the strong waves. The student Anuj Vaghnani was a student of second year and was from Kanpur.
Till afternoon his body was not found and the students alleged that the fire brigade was busy in the summit and they did not respond. Angry over this a group of about 200 students led by NIFT Director reached the venue of the summit and raised slogans.
Later around 3 pm the national disaster response force launched rescue operations and his body was found in half an hour.
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