Paonta Sahib, 20 November: Cricket lovers across the country are sad after India’s defeat against Australia in the final of Cricket World Cup 2023. At the same time, a driver of Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) died while watching the match. The young driver suffered a heart attack while watching the match on mobile.
Like every Indian cricket fan, 32-year-old Suraj, a resident of Chowki Margwal village of Giripar in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh, was watching the final match of India vs Australia on Sunday. During this time, Suraj suddenly started having chest pain. Although seeing his health deteriorating, he was taken to the Civil Hospital of Paonta Sahib, but by then he had said goodbye to the world.
Let us tell you that Suraj was a young driver in HRTC. It is being told that the driver’s duty was on Paonta-Kandonchyog route. After reaching the destination, I was watching a cricket match on my mobile. Even while driving the bus (Travelling) he was asking the match score from the bus driver.
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The most painful thing is that she was the only child of her parents. A mountain of grief fell on the families who lost a son and a daughter in the accident. At the same time, the father’s shadow was snatched away from the heads of two small children. The parents who have lost their only child forever are inconsolable. It is being told that one of Suraj’s brothers had drowned in the river in his childhood and his sister had also said goodbye to the world.
According to the information, Suraj had got a job as a driver in Himachal Road Transport only two years ago. Suraj leaves behind a son and a daughter. Some time back Suraj was unwell, but now he was completely healthy. Paonta Sahib DSP Manvendra Thakur said that the body was handed over to the family members after post-mortem.