Varanasi stampede at Rajghat Bridge is said to have happened because of rumour. People present at the time of the tragedy told that devotees going to Jai Gurudev Ashram for the programme at Dumariya were stopped mid way and mis-informed about breakdown of bridge. The rumour spread in no time and the fear struck crowd started running around causing stampede. People were present in thousands at the time of incident.
In a tragic stampede incident 19 people lost their lives at Varanasi Rajghat Bridge amidst Jai Gurudev