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Breaking: 3 Devotees killed, 2 injured in stampede at Khatu Shyam Ji temple in Rajasthan’s Sikar

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Jaipur/Rajasthan: A breaking news is coming from Rajasthan where a stampede broke out at the entrance of Khatu Shyam ji temple at 5 am. Where a large crowd gathered outside, due to which 3 devotees died. This temple located in Sikar district of Rajasthan. While many people are said to be injured in this accident. At the same time, the injured have been referred to the Jaipur hospital. Police is present at the spot and engaged in controlling the situation.

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According to the police, a stampede broke out at the entrance of the temple at around 5 am. A huge crowd had gathered outside the temple to wait for the gates to open. A woman reportedly fainted and collapsed as soon as the gate opened and trying to enter. Due to which other people behind him also fell. Three women lost their lives and two were injured in this accident. Sikar Police SP Kunwar Rashtradeep told about the situation is under control and the crowd is being controlled.

Apart from this, about half a dozen people have been injured. Two of these have been referred to Jaipur.

In fact, today the 11th day of the lunar calendar is considered auspicious for the darshan of Khatu Shyam ji, who is considered an incarnation of Lord Krishna.

At the same time, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has expressed grief over this accident. President Om Birla said that the death of many devotees in the stampede is heart-wrenching. May God give peace to the departed souls. My deepest condolences to the bereaved families. Praying for speedy recovery of the injured. It is a humble request to all the devotees to maintain restraint. Administration should carry out relief operations at a speedy pace. Devotees cooperate with the administration in controlling the situation

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Khatu Shyamji Temple is considered one of the most important pilgrimage sites of Rajasthan and lakhs of people visit this temple every year. This temple is very beautiful and there is a big hall for worship, which is known as Jagmohan.

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