Two Aged Women Die, Many Injured In A Stampede At Mayawati’s Lucknow Rally

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4:20 pm 9 Oct, 2016

Two aged women got killed and many were injured in a stampede during a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) rally in Lucknow on Sunday.

According to reports, the two women were trying to enter through Gate number 1 , at the same time when a large crowd was forcing his way inside the venue. The two women fell down and got crushed by the people.

The incident occurred at the Kanshiram Smarak Sthal, the rally venue.

The injured have taken to the Lokbandhu Hospital. One of them is said to be in critical condition.

Police blamed overcrowding for the tragedy. More than thousands were present at the rally to mark the BSP’s founder Kanshi Ram 10th death anniversary.

However, BSP state president that women died due to heat and humidity.

During the rally, BSP chief Mayawati targeted PM Modi’s government and had said that it is the of the rich and successful and doesn’t care about farmers and poors’.

She also blamed Modi’s government for spreading hatred and communalism in Uttar Pradesh and has failed to keep its promises for the state.


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