The injured students had to wait for more than half an hour at the venue for the ambulance to arrive.
The incident sparked outrage from participants, parents, teachers and spectators who blamed the organisers for the incident.
Other participants pointed out the limited space available for team performance on the stage.
We have arranged the biggest stage at the venue for chavittu nadakam,” he said.
To their surprise, Kavya and Safana were later announced as the winners of the chavittu nadakam competition on the official website of the arts fest.