The father of OYO driving force Ritesh Agarwal fell from the 20th floor of his apartment at DLF Crysta Society while his son, wife and daughter-in-law were still there. The Times of India reports the shocking details of Ramesh Agarwal’s sudden death on March 10th.
What do we know so far?
The local police are investigating the situation. At around 1:00 p.m., they learned through DLF security that someone had fallen from the 20th floor of DLF community The Crest in Sector 54 of Gurugram.
Police announced that he was taken to Paras Hospital for medical attention. A team and SHO Sector 53 went to the scene of the incident. Ramesh Agarwal was identified as the fallen person after a site assessment. He was taken to Paras Hospital dead.
Media sources stressed that his son did not live in the same apartment. An Oyo representative confirmed the death. Ritesh Agarwal also released a statement announcing the death of his father.
Tragedy immediately after the son’s wedding
The unfortunate incident happened three days after Agarwal married Geetansha Sood, the director of Farmation Ventures. On March 7, the couple hosted a high-profile wedding reception at the five-star Taj Palace hotel in Delhi. The ceremony made headlines because Masayoshi Son, the founder of SoftBank Group and one of the most successful tech entrepreneurs in the world, was in attendance.
The wedding was also attended by a number of prominent figures, including Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma.