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2 dead, 117 injured in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Aug 16, 2017, 2:28 am IST
Updated : Aug 16, 2017, 10:34 am IST

Rohan Kini from Kashipada village in Palghar was rushed to privately-run Philia hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

Kini was a part of human pyramid and his position was on the ground level.
 Kini was a part of human pyramid and his position was on the ground level.

Mumbai: Two Govindas lost their lives in two separate incidents during the Dahi Handi celebrations in the city on Tuesday, while 117 others were injured.  

In Palghar, a 21-year-old Govinda allegedly died after a suffering an attack of epilepsy during the formation of the human pyramid, while another 30-year-old Govinda was electrocuted after he accidentally touched a loose wire in Airoli.

 

Rohan Kini from Kashipada village in Palghar was rushed to privately-run Philia hospital but was declared dead on arrival. The Palghar police has registered a case of accidental death (ADR) and his body has been sent for post-mortem. Kini was a part of human pyramid and his position was on the ground level.

In the second incident, a 30-year-old Govinda, Jayesh Sarale, was electrocuted after he accidentally touched a loose wire, as his troupe and he were about to return from a Dahi Handi event organised in Airoli by local Shiv Sena leader Vijay Chougule. 

Tags: dahi handi, adr
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)