Dehradun: A 19 – year – old medical student from Jhajjar district of Haryana was swept away in strong currents of Ganga in Laxman Jhula area in Rishikesh on Sunday night . A deep diving team of the SDRF launched search operations but had to stop due to rain and choppy waters of the swollen river .
Gulshan Rohila , the victim , had come to Rishikesh along with five friends for camping . All six went to Naav Ghat in Laxman Jhula for bathing . ” His friends told police that Gulshan was bathing in the river when he waded into the deep end and got swept away . His friends tried to in tervene but the flow of the river proved too strong , ” said inspector Lalita Negi spokesperson , SDRF.