During Dushhara samagams at Amritsar a bigtragedy occurred, more than 50 people died
During Dushhara samagams at Amritsar near Jaura park a big tragedy occurred, more than 50 people died and hundreds injured. Today evening at Amritsar near Jaura park a big tragedy occurred during Dushhara samagams. As per information during Dushhara samagams when effigies of Ravan, Kumbkaran and Meghnath were being burnt-out, many people were standing on the railway track and watching the samagam.
After the effigies were burnt there was sudden drubbing (bhagdar )among the people and many people were crushed by the train on the track. This train was coming from Jalandhar to Amritsar. It is said due to noise of the fireworks people sitting on the track could not hear the voice of the train.,due to that the accident happened.
Sant Balbir Singh seechewal has expressed great despair over the tragedy happened near railway line at Amritsar. Expressing a regret he said that when people were enjoying the festival it was tragic that people were crushed by the train. Where's he shared the grief with the people he also condemned the carelessness point of view of security.