Jharkhand CM announces compensation of Rs 2 lakh for stampede victims

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today announced compensation of Rs two lakh to the kin of those killed in an early morning stampede at the temple town of Deogarh.The injured would be given Rs
jharkhand cm announces compensation of rs 2 lakh...
PTI 10 Aug 2015, 11:23:44 AM IST

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today announced compensation of Rs two lakh to the kin of those killed in an early morning stampede at the temple town of Deogarh.

The injured would be given Rs 50,000, an official statement said here.

The chief minister is monitoring the situation after 11 devotees died and more than 30 others were injured in a stampede near Durga temple at Belabagan.

The incident took place early morning near Belbagan Durga Mandir, 3 Kms away from Vaidyanath temple, after some devotees tried to jump the 15 km long queue when the temple's door was opened.

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