2 persons died and more than half dozen people were injured in a Mayawati rally organised on the death anniversary of Kanshiram at Kanshiram Memorial, Lucknow. Around 10 lac people are reported to be present on rally ground and 19 trains and 210 buses were booked to bring party workers from around the state to Lucknow. At around 11.30 a.m there was a sudden stampede at the Memorial gate resulting into tragic incident. The injured have been admitted to hospital. However,according to reports the BSP supremo Mayawati was busy in giving speech when the accident took place.
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