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Akhilesh Yadav orders probe into Varanasi stampede

1 man enquiry commission to probe into the stampede has been set up by the state govt

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Akhilesh Yadav has ordered a judicial probe into the Varanasi stampede which claimed 25 lives and left over 100 people injured. The chief minister has constituted a one-man enquiry commission to probe into the stampede, a government release issued here said today. The commission will be headed by retired Judge of Allahabad High Court, Justice Rajmani Chauhan, who has been asked to submit his report within two months, the release said. As many as 25 people, mostly women, were killed in the stampede on the overcrowded Rajghat Ganga bridge in Varanasi on ...

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First Published: Tue, October 18 2016. 13:57 IST
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