Sad incidents at holy places in 10 years

14hyd-panel1dJanuary 26 2005: In Mandir Devi temple stampede in Satara in Maharashtra 350 people died and 200 were injured. July 12 2008: In Puri Jagannath yatra six pilgrims died and several were injured.

August 3, 2008: In Sinadevi temple in Himachal Pradesh 160 people died in a stampede and 400 were injured. The stampede occurred due to a rumour that mud sliding occurred in the mountains.

September 30, 2008: In Chamunda temple in Jodhpur 200 people died and several others were injured due to stampede.

March 4, 2010: In the 9-day Pratapgarh Navarathri festival in UP 63 devotees died when Krupalu Maharaj was distributing sarees to the poor.

January 14, 2011: In Shabarimala temple stampede in Kerala 106 devotees died and 100 received injuries.

March 27, 2011:  Eight people died and 10 were injured in a stampede in Karila village in Madhya Pradesh.

November 8, 2011:  As many as 22 people died in a stampede in Haridwar.

February 8, 2013: A stampede occurred when a foot over bridge crashed down killing 36 people. The incident occurred at Maha Kumbhamela in Allahabad on Mouni Amavasya day.

October 13, 2013: In Ratanghad temple in Dhatia district, Madhya Pradesh, 75 devotees including kids died and 100 were injured under a heavy stampede.

Medaram Jathara

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