Chhath Puja: Major accident averted while offering Arghya in West Singhbhum, 5 people injured due to breaking of stairs

Pankaj Prasad
Accident due to breaking of stairs
Accident due to breaking of stairs

A large number of people fell into the water when a ladder broke while offering Arghya at Chakradharpur in West Singhbhum.

Chhath Puja 2022: The festival of Chhath is celebrated in Jharkhand. The songs of Chhath are resonating all around. Meanwhile, an accident has happened at Chhath Ghat in West Singhbhum. Five people are injured in this. The accident happened due to the breaking of the stairs. On the occasion of Chhath, a great festival of folk faith, a major accident was averted while offering Arghya to the setting sun at Chhath Ghat of Purani Basti of Chakradharpur in West Singhbhum on Sunday evening. A large number of people fell into the water due to the breaking of the ladder while offering Arghya. They were pulled out of the water with the help of the people. Five people have been injured in this incident. They are being treated.

accident during offering

According to the information, a large number of devotees and devotees had gathered at Chhath Ghat. As soon as the offering of Sandhya Arghya to Lord Surya started, suddenly the ladder broke. Hundreds of devotees were standing at the top of the ladder. As soon as the ladder broke, everyone fell into the water. With the help of the people, the devotees were pulled out of the water, but five people were injured in this. Among them, Elbow Ghosh, a resident of Retired Colony, Sheetla Devi, a resident of Pandit Hata, Mansi Gupta, Riznu Gupta and Aarti Mahato, a resident of Chandmari, are injured. They are being treated.

Ongoing treatment of injured

According to the information, all the injured were brought for first aid to the health camp set up by the Indian Red Cross Society. All the injured have suffered injuries in their arms, legs and various parts of the body. They are being treated.