Odisha religious festival crowd incident 14.01.2023

1 killed, over 20 injured during stampede in India’s Odisha

One person was killed and over 20 others injured Saturday during a stampede on the occasion of a religious festival in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, officials said.

Cuttack stampede: Section 144 imposed in Singhanath Temple area for 2 days

The Odisha government on Sunday imposed Section 144 in Cuttack after a stampede during the Makar Mela in the Singhanath Temple area killed one woman and injured several others yesterday.

Woman killed, children injured in stampede in Cuttack's Makar Sankranti Mela

A woman died and several others, including children, were critically injured in a stampede on the Badamba-Gopinathpur T-bridge in Odisha’s Cuttack on Saturday. Lakhs of pilgrims had gathered at the Singhanath temple to celebrate Makar Sankranti. Following the incident, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the family members of the deceased. 

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