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One killed and several injured in Praja Ankitha Yatra

October 11, 2008

The Praja Ankitha Yatra undertaken by the Praja Rajyam party president, Chiranjeevi in Srikakulam district took a wrong course when one person was killed and several others are injured. The incident occurred when thousands of fans came in to attend the meetings of Chiranjeevi in various places.

According to reports, six persons were injured, one of them seriously, when they were pushed into an open drain by swelling crowds as they dispersed of Chiranjeevi was leaving for Sompeta on Saturday evening. Two persons were injured in a separate incident at Sompeta when they fell off from campaign vehicle. The Superintendent of Police of Srikakulam said that the condition of the person shifted to Berhampur was serious. Meanwhile one person who was injured at Arasavilli on Wednesday died at Srikakulam Government Hospital.

On learning the news, the PR party president, Chiranjeevi expressed condolences and announced Rs.1 lakh compensation to the family of the deceased. The deceased is survived by his wife and two children. It may be recalled Chiranjeevi began his coastal andhra road show on October 9, 2008.



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