India is a land of public festivals and generally leads to congregation of huge number of people in one place. But this is the second stampede in last one week, the current one being in Puri. Read story here: http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-millennium-s-first-nabakalebar-rath-yatra-held-at-puri-2105749 It is such a sorry state where you can die while participating in a great ceremony. Is it carelessness on the part of administration to plan the whole festival that leads to such accidents? What actions does the govt. needs to take for smooth functioning of such events? P.S. Seems like I will cancel visiting Kumbh this year given such reputation.