• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Poor coordination resulted in stampede: Principal Secretary

By Staff
|

Vijayawada, Jan 6 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Revenue Principal Secretary I V Subba Rao, appointed by the state government to inquire into the stampede at Kanakadurga temple, today said the tragic incident had occurred due to poor coordination between temple officials, police and revenue department.

Addressing a press conference here, Mr Rao said he would submit the report to the government within a week.

With the number of devotees increasing every year, the temple authorities should have taken suitable measures to regulate the crowd and streamline the darshan.

He said stern action would be taken against those, who were found guilty.

Earlier, Mr Rao visited the hospital, where the injured were admitted.

Meanwhile, the leaders of CPI, TDP and BJP submitted separate representations to the officer, demanding a judicial inquiry into the incident, which happened on January three, and an exgratia of Rs five lakh to the families of the deceased.

UNI XR AJ SV DB2011

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more