In our life, things are really unknown and we never know what will happen at the next minute. Likewise, in a shocking incident, we have lost our national level wrestler that has left all of us confused.
In Ranchi, a national level wrestler, Vishal Kumar Verma died in a shocking incident at Jaipal Singh Stadium, on Tuesday. The 25-year-old wrestler died by an electric shock due to short circuit at the inundated and dilapidated stadium building which houses the office of the Jharkhand State Wrestling Association (JSWA).
The indoor stadium was built in 1978, and it was flooded with rain water from the beginning of monsoon. The condition of the stadium was so bad because of heavy rain in the past weeks.
The general secretary and the coach of Jharkhand State Wrestling Association, Bholanath Singh said, in last senior national wrestling championship, Vishal came in the fourth position. Bholanath Singh spoke to ZeeNews and told. Vishal Kumar Verma started wrestling in 2005.
The police investigation has declared that the death was due to electrocution means an electric shock. At the time this incident took place, Vishal was pumping out water from the stadium. The main cause of the incident is faulty wiring, the officer of Kotwali police, Shyamanand Mandal said.
Wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma dies of electrocution at flooded stadium
The general manager of Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam (JBVNL), Ganesh Jha spoke to timesofindia the administrative engineer visited the site and said there is no fault in power connection which is provided by JBVNL. May be there can be a loose connection in the building’s internal wiring.
Bholanath added, It is unfortunate and I don’t know why he went to the office which was deep in the water. The building is ruined and the situation of the stadium is miserable. They have demanded Rs. 10 Lakh payment from the government for the family of Vishal Kumar.
This is sad. Vishal was trying to get the water out of the stadium and this tragedy happened to him. The authorities need to maintain the infrastructure properly and need to manage the place better.