Rajganj, 05th April: Sensation prevailed after Pinku Paswan (Sarkar), a resident of the Siliguri Rabindra Nagar area, drowned while taking a bath at the river in Fulbari Mahananda Barrage.
According to family sources, four friends including Pinku went for a walk at the Fulbari Mahananda Barrage on Sunday afternoon. Pinku stepped down into the river to take a bath. However, as he did not know how to swim, he was washed away by the rapid current of the river. The Dabagram disaster management team has initiated a search operation for the youth's remains.