Boy, 10, dead, another 11-year-old injured during Ganpati Visarjan

  • | Wednesday | 27th September, 2023

AGRA: A 10-year-old boy died and another 11-year-old boy was severely injured after a pillar fell on them during Ganesh Visarjan Yatra in Farrukhabad district on Monday. While a group of youths were attempting to break an earthen pot filled with curd hung at a significant height, some of them caught hold of the rope. The pillar from which the rope was tied could not bear the weight and fell on the duo. The victims were rushed to the hospital where Anurag Rajput was declared dead and Sushant Kumar is undergoing treatment. DSP Ravindra Nath Rai, Probe in on. Action will be taken accordingly. We also published the following articles recentlyNMC ropes in 1,500 NGOs for Ganesh visarjanThe Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has enlisted 1,500 volunteers from various NGOs to collect Ganesh idols at 71 immersion spots in an effort to reduce river pollution. The idols will be donated to the NMCs collection centers instead of being immersed in the rivers. Last year, over 2 lakh idols were collected, and this year the NMC is expecting 2.5 lakh idols to be donated. Similar initiatives are also being implemented in other cities like Nagpur and Vijayawada to prevent pollution during the festival.

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