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Three Devotees Die Due To Heat & Humidity At Religious Gathering, CM Expresses Condolences

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.

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 02:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: West Bengal, religious event, Devotees Died, North 24 Parganas, Humidity

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Gujarat: Thousands Flout COVID Protocols At A Mass Religious Gathering

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

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 05:14 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Covid-19, religious event, Gathering, Gujarat, Sanand, Baliyadev Temple

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