Mathura temple incident: Inquiry committee will give report in 15 days India News – Times of India

Lucknow: An inquiry committee has been constituted to investigate the death of two people due to suffocation on Krishna in the Banke Bihari temple of Mathura. Janmashtami On 19-20 August.
Two people died and seven were injured due to “suffocation” during Janmashtami celebrations at Banke Bihari temple.
The committee will inquire into the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident in the temple and submit a report within 15 days.
Uttar Pradesh While issuing a notice in this regard on Saturday, the government said that a committee had been constituted to inquire into the cause of the incident and to better manage the huge crowd of devotees to avoid such accidents in future. For this, necessary improvements and improvements were suggested in the temple premises.
The circular also mentions the officers who will constitute the committee and conduct the inquiry. It will be headed by sulkhan singh, former IPS officer who has served as the Director General of Uttar Pradesh Police. He will also be accompanied by Gaurav Dayal, who is currently serving as the Divisional Commissioner of Aligarh district.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Expressed condolences and termed the incident as heart-wrenching.
“The loss of lives in the accident in Shri Banke Bihari temple complex of Mathura is extremely heart-wrenching. The authorities have been directed to provide proper treatment to the injured. My condolences to the bereaved family. May God rest in peace. The departed soul and the bereaved.” Power to the families. Om Shanti,” the CM said.
The dead have been identified as Nirmala Devi and Ram Prasad Vishwakarma who was declared brought dead at the hospital, police said.
Another pilgrim fell at the exit gate of the temple, resulting in restricted movement of devotees. The incident happened during Mangalarati. The temple witnessed a huge crowd due to the festival.