The mortal remains of 19-year-old Tarishi Jain, who was killed along with 20 hostages in the attack on a cafe in Dhaka’s high security diplomatic zone on Friday, were consigned to flames at a crematorium in Gurgaon on Monday.
Tarishi Jain, who had come home from the U.S. for summer vacations, had gone out to Holey Artisan Bakery with two of her friends on Friday evening when the terrorists stormed it. On Saturday, she was among the first victims of the Dhaka’s siege to be identified. Her friends Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain were also killed in the attack.
Her father, Sanjeev Jain, has been running a garment business in Dhaka for over a decade.
Earlier External Affairs Ministry spokesperson said that Tarishi’s family has conveyed to the Ministry that they would like to perform her last rites away from media glare.
The spokesperson requested media to respect the bereaved family’s wishes.
Tarishi, a student of University of California in Berkeley, where she studied Economics, was in Dhaka on vacation.
Her father is in garment business in Dhaka for over two decades. She had gone with two other friends to the Gulshan cafe where she was killed along her friends.