Heat & humidity resulted in the death of three-elderly people during a festival in West Bengal. The deceased were devotees, attending the religious gathering "Doi Chirey Mela", in Panihati, North 24 Parganas. "Distressed to know of 3 old devotees' death due to heat and humidity in Danda Mahotsav at ISKCON temple at Panihati. CP and DM have rushed, all help being provided," said CM Mamata Banerjee.
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Amid massive COVID-19 cases surge in the country, thousands of women devotees on May 4 gathered at Gujarat's Sanand Baliyadev Temple flouting all the COVID-19 guidelines. Reportedly, the prayers were performed to stop the pandemic after the local priest said COVID-19 situation is because 'gods are angry.' Meanwhile, the police booked 23 people including the organizer of the gathering. Notably, the state recorded 13,050 active COVID-19 cases… read-more
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