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Durga Puja pandal crumbles amid torrential rain in Lucknow

Incessant rain in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, including the capital Lucknow, has created havoc. Therefore, a video of a demolished Durga Puja pandal in a residential area of Lucknow emerged, due to torrential rain.

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Lucknow: Incessant rain in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, including the capital Lucknow, has created havoc. Therefore, a video of a demolished Durga Puja pandal in a residential area of Lucknow emerged, due to torrential rain.

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The tragedy occurred on Tuesday night in Lucknow’s Kotwali PGI Eldeco Udyan-ll area when the shoddy-constructed pandal fell due to its inability to resist the torrential downpour. Several people became trapped when the pandal fell.

The trapped people were rescued by locals and the police. While numerous people suffered minor injuries, one man was rushed to the hospital due to severe injuries.

After the incident, local police and firefighters rushed to the spot to bring out the trapped people. District Magistrate (DM) Surya Pal Gangwar reached the accident site in the park in front of DPS Eldeco and assessed the situation.

The DM later issued several safety guidelines to avoid such untoward incidents in the future. “All the tentmakers need to be trained by tomorrow.”They need get training in electrical safety, fire safety, and other security-related arrangements.”

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Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued alerts across 51 districts of Uttar Pradesh, including the capital city of Lucknow. An orange alert was issued for heavy rains in several parts of Uttar Pradesh.

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