Ujjain, May 5: In a heartbreaking thundershowers and dust storm that took lives of six people and left forty injured at Simhastha Kumbha Mela in Ujjain.
The deceased include one saint and three women. Several tents erected in the Kumbh area crashed after thunder showers affecting arrangements badly. NDRF team has reached in the mela area to assist the administration.
Transport minister Bhupendra Singh visited hospital to enquire about treatment of the injured devotees. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed grief over the deaths of devotees.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed sadness over the loss of lives at the Kumbh. He also prayed for safety of all saints, pilgrims and tourists at the Kumbh. In a tweet, Prime Minister expressed sympathy to the bereaved families and prayed for speedy recovery of injured.