Building Caves In Near Banke Bihari Temple In Vrindavan, Five Killed

Building Caves In Near Banke Bihari Temple In Vrindavan, Five Killed

Mathura, August 16 (TNA) A big accident took place on Tuesday evening near Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan of pilgrimage Mathura. Just 200 meters before the temple, the first floor of a dilapidated house collapsed due to rain killing five devotees who had come to visit Sribanke Bihari.

Five people have also been injured. Among the dead, three are from Kanpur, one from Deoria and one from Vrindavan. The police-administration team is engaged in relief work. The injured have been admitted to 100-bed hospital. The accident happened at around 5.45 pm. Due to Independence Day being a holiday, a large number of devotees from outside districts and states had reached here.

Here, it was also raining for a long time as a result of which in Dusayat Mohalla (near Sneh Bihari Temple), 200 meters before Sribanke Bihari Temple, a two-storey house of Vishnu Bagh Wala, a resident of Vrindavan, caved in.

The deceased have been identified as 50-year-old Geeta Kashyap of Kanpur, Arvind Kumar Yadav (35) of Kanpur, Rashmi Gupta (40) of Kanpur Nagar, Anju Mugai (50) Vrindavan, Chandan Rai (30) of Deoria.

Apart from this, 14-year-old Khushipal s/o Manoj r/o Faria, Firozabad, 30-year-old Anamika wife Rahul r/o Jarauli Phase-2, Kanpur, Akanksha Mugai (25) daughter Sandeep r/o Krishna Apartment, Omaxe, Vrindavan, Pankaj Marwa (49) son Narendra Kumar Ashoka Enclave, Faridabad, resident of Marwa, were injured.

CM Yogi has taken cognizance of the accident caused by the collapse of an old building in Mathura district. The Chief Minister has expressed deep condolence over the loss of lives in this accident and while wishing peace to the souls of the departed, expressed condolences to the bereaved families. Also wished for the speedy recovery of the injured.

The Chief Minister also instructed the senior officers of the district administration to conduct relief work on the spot and provide relief amount of ₹ 04 lakh each to the families of those killed in the accident. Mathura MP Hema Malini has also condoled the loss of lives.

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