New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the loss of lives due to the stampede in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. The Prime Minister discussed the situation with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, an official statement said.
“Deeply pained at the loss of lives due to stampede at Rajahmundry. My condolences to the families of the deceased and prayers with the injured. I spoke to CM N. Chandrababu Naidu and discussed the situation with him. The State Government is working to restore normalcy”, the Prime Minister said.
At least 25 people were dead and fourteen injured in a stampede during Godavari Pushkaram which is known as the MahaPushkaram festival in Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday.