Sabarimala Pilgrims Road Accident Kerala
A lorry carrying 40 Sabarimala pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh ->Vijayavada ->Nandigram ->Anasagaram village met with an accident at Erumeli>Kanamala, 11 people lost their lives 12 injured most of whom are in a critical condition.
The shocking incident happened tuesday night at 8, the pilgrims of Sabarimala uniformly dressed in simple black dresses are revered as guests and seekers of spirituality. Such accidents cause a sense of hurt as if a guest at our own home is hurt.
Necessary steps should be taken to ensure the safety of the pilgrims, the pilgrims were trapped and suffocated under sand bags and sand filling in the lorry which used as a seating arrangement as the lorry toppled while negotiating a curve.
Prasadu(24), Sivakrishna(20), Sivakrishna(19), Thirumal Rao(20), Raghava Rao(25), Ramesh(25), Veshu Babu(25), Chindu(24), Sivaramakrishna(18), Krishna(20), Hari Nellamkudi(30) lost their lives.
Injured: - Nageshwari Amma(60), Bhupathi(45), Samba(30), Srinvasan(35), Kumaraswami(14),Senthil Kumar(32), Venkiteshwara Rao(42), NagaRao(52), Perayya (50), Senthalu(40), Nageshmani(45), Sai Manikandan(8) has been admitted to the Kottayam Medical College Hospital.
Devaswam Minister Kadannappalli Ramachandran, MLA AN Jayaraj, District Collector Mini Antony, RDO PS Basheer, Thahseeldaar Santhosh Kumar were leading the relief efforts at the accident site, the Kottayam MLA VN Vasavan was at the medical College.