Odisha: Lakhs of people gathered in the famous Makar Mela of Odisha. During this, there was a stampede on the Baramba-Gopinathpur T-Bridge on Saturday. Prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC have been imposed in the temple area. One person was killed and nine were injured in a stampede here during the Makar Mela crowd. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has expressed grief over this incident. He has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the next of kin of the woman who lost her life in the stampede.
Odisha | Stampede at Singhanath Temple in Baramba, Cuttack yesterday | Prohibitions under Sec 144 CrPC imposed in the temple area. One died and nine were injured in the stampede that occurred here during the Makar Mela rush.
— ANI (@ANI) January 15, 2023
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