Jorhat, May 19: In a heartbreaking incident, 22-year-old footballer Rishiraj Borah passed away during a practice session at the Assam Agricultural University (AAU) ground in Jorhat. The young athlete, who played for the A Star Club Jorhat, collapsed on the field during a routine practice match. Despite the efforts of the medical team, Rishiraj could not be revived and was pronounced dead.

According to a report published by the Times of India, the cause of his untimely demise was confirmed to be cardiac arrest - a sudden stoppage of the heart's normal rhythm, leading to a loss of blood flow to vital organs. If left untreated, this condition can be fatal within minutes. Assam: Fed Up With Domestic Violence, Wife Murders Husband, Sets Dead Body on Fire in Jorhat; Arrested.

Football Player Dies of Cardiac Arrest During Practice

Rishiraj had shown immense promise as a footballer, representing Jorhat in the under-13 and under-15 interdistrict football tournaments. His former school, Army Public School in Jorhat, expressed shock and grief over losing their bright student and exceptional football player. Rishiraj was known for his kindness and compassion towards humans and animals, leaving behind a legacy that will be remembered by all who knew him. Assam Shocker: Unhappy With Exam Results, Class 12 Student dies by Suicide in Tinsukia district.

On Thursday, a 47-year-old teacher in Assam’s Cachar district died after he reportedly collapsed due to extreme heat stress. However, doctors at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) cited heart attack as the cause of death. The incident happened at Kalain area on Thursday afternoon when the person, identified as Chayan Dey, a teacher working at Satya Ranjan College, collapsed while conducting a class.

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