WATCH: JNU scholar dies after falling off ridge rock on campus

Written by January 2, 2019 12:20

New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a 30-year-old PhD scholar from Jawaharlal Nehru University died after falling off a rock in the ridge area next to the campus, popularly known as Parthasarathy Rocks, on Sunday.

The scholar, Praveen Tiwari, was with a friend whom he had asked to shoot a video as he climbed the rocks and explained its characteristics. During the climb, a rock he held for support, crumbled.

Tiwari fell backwards into a ditch and hit his head on a stone, leading to severe injuries. He was declared dead in hospital.

In the video, Tiwari is seen climbing on a rock face. His friend, shooting the video, even warns him about the danger of falling off