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Seven Dead, Over 80 Injured After Pandal Collapses Due To Storm At Simhastha Kumbh In Ujjain

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| May 5 , 2016 , 18:38 IST
Seven killed and 80 injured after a pandal disintegrated and collapsed due to strong winds followed by heavy rainfall at Simhastha Kumbh in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. [caption id="attachment_186680" align="aligncenter" width="700"](Image: ANI/Twitter) (Image: ANI/Twitter)[/caption] The pandal collapse triggered a massive chaos and stampede in the mela ground. The injured have been rushed to the hospital. [caption id="attachment_186674" align="aligncenter" width="700"](Image: ANI/Twitter) (Image: ANI/Twitter)[/caption] Simbhasta Kumbh is regarded as the world's biggest religious congregation, which means a large gathering of people at any given point in time during the mela. Ujjain Simhastha is a Hindu-religious fair held every twelve years in the Ujjain city of Madhya Pradesh. The Simhastha Kumbh is being held from April 22 to May 21.