US: Kolkata dancer Amarnath Ghosh murder in Missouri US, India says ‘taken up case strongly’

Kolkata dancer Amarnath Ghosh’s murder in St Louis, Missouri with US authorities, the Indian Consulate in Chicago has said. In a social media post, the consulate also offered it’s condolences to the family of Ghosh.

According to reports, the dancer was allegedly shot dead by unidentified assailants on Tuesday early this week.

“Deep condolences to family & friends of deceased Amarnath Ghosh in St Louis, Missouri. We are following up forensic, investigation with police & providing support,” the Indian Consulate in Chicago said.

“Consulate is extending all help to relatives of deceased Amarnath Ghosh. Taken up the case strongly with St Louis police and the University for investigation of the reprehensible gun attack,” it added.

The incident came to limelight after actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee flagged it and said that Ghosh, her close friend, was shot dead. She said that Ghosh was the only person in his family after the death of his mother three years back. His father, she said, had died when he was just a child.

She further urged Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and the Indian Embassy to look into the matter.

“My friend #Amarnathghosh was shot & killed in St louis academy neigbourhood, US on tuesday evening.nOnly child in the family, mother died 3 years back. Father passed away during his childhood.

Well the reason , accused details everything are not revealed yet or perhaps no one left in his family to fight for it except his few friends.

He was from kolkata. Excellent dancer , was pursuing PHD , was taking an evening walk and suddenly he was shot multiple times by an unknown. Some friends in US are trying to claim the body but still no update about it,” she said in a post on ‘X’.

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