Delhi University student injured in freak accident at Deshbandhu College

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Feb 03, 2016 17:38 IST

A Delhi University student was injured during a college festival at Deshbandhu College when a structure near the stage fell on him.

The second-year Commerce student was admitted to a hospital and his condition is fine now, officials said.

The student was from Aurobindo College and was participating in a fashion show which was organised as part of Deshbandhu College festival.

Watch | Mounted light falls on stage during event at Delhi University

“Our students had gone there to take part in a fashion show. The student was admitted to Fortis hospital on Tuesday. He is in trauma because of the incident but his condition is fine now. He spoke to his mother,” Vipin Agarwal, Aurobindo College principal said.

A video of the event has surfaced on social media in which students can be seen walking on a ramp when suddenly a light installation falls on the stage. The victim, Utkarsh, was standing in front of the stage when the installation fell on him.

“There was a college function happening on Tuesday when some installation near the stage fell on a student. The student sustained minor injuries,” said a teacher from Deshbandhu College.

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