I am deeply pained to inform that Brussels authorities hv identified Raghavendran as one of the victims of terror blasts in Brussels. /1— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) 28 March 2016
Unfortunately, he was travelling in the same coach of the metro in which the suicide bomber blew himself up. /3 — Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) 28 March 2016Belgium authorities did a DNA test on Ganesan’s body to confirm his identity and will now hand it over to his younger brother Chandrasekar and parents Annapoorni and Ganesan C, who are now present in Brussels.
Ganesan’s had been missing since March 22 attack and his last location was traced to the Metro rail by the authorities.
His mortal remains are being handed over to the family in Brussels./2— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) 28 March 2016
“The medical identification process in Belgium is very strict. The identification was established after DNA testing. There were other factors too that have contributed in the identification process.”The news was also confirmed by Infosys, who on March 28 released a statement that said:
“It is with deep regret that we confirm the passing of our colleague Raghavendran Ganesan in the terrible attack in Brussels. Our thoughts and prayers are with Raghavendran’s family and with those who were injured or lost a loved one in these attacks. We will continue to provide all possible support to his family in this hour of grief.”
A young life, full of hope & promise cut short by mindless violence… condolences to family of Raghavendran, who lost his life in Brussels. — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 29 March 2016
My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family./4 — Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) 28 March 2016