Kin relieved over news about safety

Published on April 29, 2015 02:00:40 AM
A city-based musician, Ashish Mario (24), who is stranded in Kathmandu, has reached out to his worried mom with help of social network on Tuesday.

The 24-year-old Safilguda left the city this month to Nepal via Kolkata with an intent of attending a tattoo festival. On Tuesday via Facebook he posted, "Earthquake day was crazy and intense, but we’re all alright; camped out on a mountain outside Kathmandu. It’s where the festival was supposed to happen and it’s the safest place to be right now. I’m real glad to be alive! Love and light to everyone” (sic), he posted.

His mom C V Annie thanked everybody for their prayers and informed his friends that he would return to the city by Thursday. Speaking to Metro India, Ashish said that the beautiful city (Kathmandu) was totally wrecked, but added that things were safe now.However, he lamented about the poor network connection in Kathmandu, where the earthquake had struck.  His mom in her Facebook account said that following the day of earthquake, she was worried and kept praying for the safe return of his younger son. She mentioned that he had messaged her on April 26 and told that he would be returning soon.

The young graduate from Loyola Academy in Alwal has been pursuing music as a career. Another trekker, Madhavi Raju from the city, member of Great Hyderabad Adventure Club (GHAC) is also safe. The GHAC said that they would be getting back Madhavi via land route from Gorakhpur.