Three folks have died in a stampede at a rally of former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district. That is the second event in a span of 4 days when folks misplaced their lives at programmes of Mr Naidu.
On Wednesday, eight folks — certainly one of them a girl — died in a near-stampede in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh throughout a roadshow by the previous Chief Minister. A number of folks fell in an open canal as locals in Kandukur waited for a glimpse of Mr Naidu, who was coming there for a roadshow.
Mr Naidu instantly cancelled the assembly and introduced a compensation of Rs 24 lakh to the households who’ve misplaced their family members. “It is a unhappy incident. I am feeling very sorry about it,” he had stated.
He, nonetheless, was severely criticised by the ruling YSR Congress. Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy blamed the Telugu Desam Occasion chief for the deaths, saying his “publicity mania” induced the tragedy, and demanded a right away and public apology.