Ayush Gupta, a 27-year-old second-year student of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bengaluru’s Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in management passed away following a sudden cardiac arrest. The news of his untimely demise was shared by the institute on Twitter.
Ayush Gupta, a dedicated student, held the position of senior coordinator in the Student Alumni Committee of PGP, and his commitment to the institute and his fellow students was evident through his active involvement in various roles, the premium B-school stated.
“We are deeply saddened by the demise of Ayush Gupta, our second-year PGP student, who suffered a cardiac arrest this afternoon. Ayush (27) was the senior coordinator of the Student Alumni Committee of PGP,” it said in a tweet.
Having graduated from BITS Pilani in 2017, Ayush was pursuing his MBA at the IIM and had completed his summer internship at Faering Capital. He was popular among his classmates and also worked closely with the alumni of the Institute, according to IIM-B.
IIM Bengaluru cancelled classes as a mark of respect and to provide space for mourning and reflection. The institute also shared the news on LinkedIn, where many users expressed their memories and experiences of knowing Ayush Gupta, highlighting the impact he had on those around him.