The big screen at the Kumbh area was playing old(1954) videos of Jawhar Lal Nehru's visit to Kumbh Mela. Instead of displaying such clips, if the photographs of lost pilgrims were displayed, it would have been more productive.
The figures for the 1954 tragedy according to different sources. While The Guardian reported more than 800 people dead and over 100 injured,[2] the TIME reported "no fewer than 350 people were trampled to death and drowned, 200 were counted missing, and over 2,000 were injured". According to the book Law and Order in India over 500 were dead. (image by abhishek gupta)
The big screen at the Kumbh area was playing old(1954) videos of Jawhar Lal Nehru's visit to Kumbh Mela. Instead of displaying such clips, if the photographs of lost pilgrims were displayed, it would have been more productive. The figures for the 1954 tragedy according to different sources. While The Guardian reported more than 800 people dead and over 100 injured,[2] the TIME reported "no fewer than 350 people were trampled to death and drowned, 200 were counted missing, and over 2,000 were injured". According to the book Law and Order in India over 500 were dead.
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