GUWAHATI, April 20 - The body of Jutika Gogoi who met with a tragic end while scuba-diving at Bangkok was brought to the city today and later cremated at Navagraha.
Gogoi (55) who was vacationing at Bangkok with her husband Sanat Kalita, a senior bureaucrat with the State government, met with the accident on Tuesday while going for scuba-diving, a popular water-sport with tourists at Bangkok. Family sources said that she apparently had an accidental fall while walking down the underwater stairs, causing her oxygen mask to dislodge.
�Rescuers retrieved her in about a couple of minute�s time but it was too late by then. She was immediately rushed to the hospital where she was proclaimed dead,� a member of he family said.
Gogoi, who worked in the Kahilipara branch of State Bank of India, was loved by all for her amiable and helpful nature. Her death cast a pall of gloom in the SBI fraternity. She was a resident of Bhagaduttapur, Kahilipara. She leaves behind her husband, a daughter and a son. Her death has been widely mourned.