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Kachua Loknath Temple
West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.19

‘Crushing sound and the queue broke’

Poushi Mandal, 33, was grimacing in pain as she sat on the stretcher outside the old casualty block of the female ward at Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital on Friday afternoon. Husband La...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.19

‘I fell and people began running over me’

Namita Sardar was resting under a banyan tree barely a few yards from the serpentine queue that led to Kachua Loknath temple around 2.45am on Friday.She and her husband Sujoy Sardar were about to join...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.19

Baba Loknath Brahmachari temple seeks part of pond

The Baba Loknath Brahmachari temple authorities in Kachua plan to approach the owners of an adjacent pond to “use a part of it” to widen the road leading to the temple.Government officials on Satu...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.19

5 die in stampede at Loknath temple gate

At least five people died and 35 were injured following a stampede on a narrow road triggered by a rush to enter Baba Loknath Brahmachari’s temple in Kachua, 30km north of Calcutta, early on Friday....
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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