Thane: Little did Infosys employee Raghavendran Ganeshan know that this would be his last journey when he boarded a metro train in Brussels on March 22.
Ganeshan was killed while travelling in a coach of Brussels metro in which one of the suicide bombers blew himself up.
Raghavendran, 31, had become a father just a month ago. His wife is away in Chennai, said one of the neighbours of Building No 1, where the Ganeshans have lived for the past 15 years.
His body was charred beyond recognition and could be identified only after matching DNA samples with his brother.
Raghavendran's mortal remains shall be taken to Chennai on Tuesday for the last rites, officials said.
The victim's parents, C Ganeshan and Annapoorna, flew to Brussels last Wednesday. His brother, Venkatesan studying in Germany, also joined them.
Residents of the Nirmal Park Society in Bhayander were shocked to hear the news of their neighbour Raghavendra Ganeshan being killed in the Brussels attack.
He had been recruited to Infosys through a campus placement programme and was working in Brussels from the past four years.