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Puri’s Jagannath Rath Yatra 2024: Stampede like situation in Jagannath Rath Yatra! Death of a devotee due to suffocation, CM announced compensation

Jagannath Rath Yatra 2024– One devotee died and hundreds of devotees were injured in a stampede during the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri, Odisha. State Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi has expressed grief over the accident. He has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the family of the deceased. Also, instructions have been given to provide free treatment to the injured.

Odisha Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi has expressed grief over the death of a devotee during the Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra procession in Puri on June 7. Along with this, he has also announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the family of the deceased.

The post shared by Odisha CMO said that CM Mohan Charan Majhi has expressed deep grief over the death of Lalita Bagrati of Balangir district, who lost her life in the stampede during the Rath Yatra.

CM Majhi has expressed his condolences to the bereaved family. He has announced a compensation amount of Rs 4 lakh to the family of the deceased. Also, free treatment has been announced for the injured.

CMO said that during the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, a devotee died tragically due to suffocation while pulling the Taladhwaj chariot of Lord Balabhadra. He was taken to the hospital, but doctors declared him dead.

Also read – Puri’s Jagannath Rath Yatra 2024: A Grand Celebration Of Faith And Tradition.

Stampede broke out while pulling the chariot of Lord Balabhadra Taldhwaj
Let us tell you that during the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri, Odisha on Sunday, a stampede broke out while pulling the chariot of Lord Balabhadra, Taladhwaj.

During the stampede, hundreds of devotees fell on the ground. One devotee died in this incident while more than 400 devotees were injured. The condition of many injured is critical.

Two policemen were also injured in the stampede. There is also news of a police employee breaking his leg in the accident.

The injured have been admitted to hospital. The devotees who suffered minor injuries have been discharged, while some are still undergoing treatment.

 
Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy

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