Women killed, three injured in stampede over blanket distribution at JD(U) MLA’s house

Patna,(BiharTimes): A woman, sasid to be in mid-60s, was killed and three others injured in a stampede during a feast organised on the occasion of Makar Sakranti by ruling JD(U) MLA Poonam Devi in Khagaria district on Monday. She is the wife of controversial Janata Dal (United) leader, Ranvir Yadav.

According to reports a large number of people gatecrashed at her home in Chukti village when blankets were being distributed among them by the MLA after the feast.

Incidentally, Makar Sakranti usually heralds the departure of winter. In fact it was too late an occasion to distribute blankets as the temperature has changed a lot in the last couple of days. Yet there was reports of mad rush for blankets outside her house.

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