Death of medical students in Bharathappuzha: Gautham's hometown plunges in darkness

The body of Gautham who had drowned in the currents was recovered on Wednesday

Gautham Krishna (left), Gautham Krishna and his father Ramakrishnan (File Picture)

Ambalapuzha: The body of the second MBBS student who had drowned in the Bharathappuzha river the other day has been recovered. The deceased has been identified as Gautham Krishna (22), son of Ambalapuzha native Ramakrishnan.

The body of Gautham who drowned in the currents was recovered on Wednesday. The body of Mathew Abraham, who had also gone missing with Gautham, was recovered on Tuesday.

Gautham’s father Ramakrishnan and his entire family were living in the hopes of seeing him become a doctor. Gautham Krishna was very smart and had completed his school education at Sainik School in Thiruvananthapuram. He was pursuing MBBS degree at a private college in Vaniyamkulam. He was the college council chairman and a great volleyball player.

Gautham's death has shocked his hometown of Ambalapuzha. His body was kept for public homage at his college and was cremated in the compound of his house.

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