Recently, before the tragedy of Kandukur in AP was forgotten, another tragedy happened. On New Year’s Day, there was a tragedy in Chandrababu’s program in Guntur district. Janata Vastras, Chandranna Sankranti gift distribution..
Recently, before the tragedy of Kandukur in AP was forgotten, another tragedy happened. On New Year’s Day, there was a tragedy in Chandrababu’s program in Guntur district. A stampede took place in the distribution of Janata cloths and Chandranna Sankranti gifts. Three women died in this incident. But immediately after the incident, the women were taken to Guntur Government Hospital. Some are already in serious condition. The doctors tried hard to save them but to no avail. The woman named Lakshmamma was taken to a private hospital as her condition was serious. The stampede was caused by the women jostling for gifts at once. Gifts were brought in 15 trucks and 15 counters were set up to distribute them. In this background there was a stampede at the counters.
Rs. 20 lakh assistance to the families of the deceased
Uyyur Foundation Chairman Srinivas has announced financial assistance of Rs. 20 lakh each to the families of the deceased. TDP leader Alapati Rajendra Prasad said that the Uyyur Foundation is fully responsible for this incident and the government should not politicize the honor and the government has not made adequate arrangements.
CM Jagan will help at the rate of Rs.2 lakh
Chief Minister YS Jagan has expressed deep dismay at Guntur. This incident upset me a lot. Orders were issued to the superiors to provide better treatment to the injured. He said that the government will stand by the families of the deceased. CM Jagan announced financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the deceased. Rs.50 thousand was announced for the injured.
Rs.2 lakh each for the families of the deceased
Meanwhile, Kovelamudi Ravindra announced financial assistance of Rs. 2 lakh each to the families of the deceased. Degala Prabhakar announced financial assistance of one lakh rupees. A compensation of Rs.50 per victim was announced.
Danger due to collapse of barricades: SP
Guntur SP Arif said that the accident occurred when the barricades were broken during the stampede during the distribution of Janata cloths and Chandranna Sankranti gifts. He said that there was an accident near the first counter, but we were told to take precautions. It was explained that we have given enough provision.
Chandrababu announced financial assistance of Rs.5 lakh
Chandrababu Naidu announced financial assistance of Rs.5 lakh each to the families of the deceased. It is sad that three people died in the incident that happened after I left. Chandrababu said that I went to the program with the same idea to promote the program of the charity organization.
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