A 20 year old Indian medical student was found dead under in his university room in the city of Tianjin, is around 100km south of Beijing. The body of Aman Nagsen was found by the staff of Tianjin Foreign Studies University on Thursday.
Aman Nagsen, who was enrolled for the International Business Studies course and was from Gaya in Bihar, had turned 20 in June.University authorities informed Nagsen’s family members about his death early on Friday.The cause of death is under investigation.
Nagsen’s family last spoke to him on July 23 after which he did not respond to calls or messages and did not accept a money transfer via a mobile app.That was when Nagsen’s body was found.
Nagsen was among the few Indian students to have remained in China the Covid-19 outbreak here.A distraught Paswan said , the family has requested the Indian government through the external affairs ministry to help in getting Nagsen’s body back in India. & he said, “We request the Indian and Chinese both governments to help in sending the body back to India,” .The 20-year-old was in good health and had no any major illness.
Nagsen’s death causes wasn’t immediately clear though the fact that he didn’t communicate with his family for 6 days raises questions about the time of his demise and the circumstances leading to it.An autopsy is likely to be conducted before the body is released to be taken back to India.
The embassy had responded by Bihar’s BJP chief, Sanjay Jaiswal, about the death of the student on July 30, saying it was in communication with Chinese authorities and the deceased’s family and was “providing all possible assistance”.
The news of Nagsen’s death was being shared among social media Indian with links to China and many have requested the Indian embassy to urgently look into the matter.
The majority of around 23,000 Indian students studying here had return to India by themselves or via evacuation flights in 2020.They have not been able to return to China because of the ban on the return of foreign students imposed by Beijing because of the Covid-19 coronavirus .