Hathras stampede: Death toll rises to 122, Godman Bhole Baba not named in FIR

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122 people have died and several have been injured after a stampede broke out during the conclusion of a ‘Satsang’ event in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras.

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According to the Office of the Relief Commissioner, the number of people injured in Tuesday's incident stands at 28.

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The incident occurred during ' Satsang' organised in honour of a local guru, Bhole Baba aka Narayan Saakar Hari, and the stampede broke out as the crowd began to leave the event at around 3.30 pm.

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Barring seven children and a man, all the casualties were women.

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The Hathras district administration has filed an FIR against the organisers including chief Sewadar Devprakash Madhukar and several other unnamed organisers.

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However, the godman Bole Baba has not been named in the FIR.

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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reached Hathras on Wednesday morning to take stock of the situation and ensure that the injured are getting proper treatment. 

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