At least 10 people drowned during the Durga idol immersion ceremony at Parbati River in Dholpur district, Rajasthan. As per the news agency ANI, “A total of 10 people drowned during Durga idol immersion at Parbati River in Dholpur. District collector Rakesh Jaiswal informed that Rs 1 lakh financial aid will be provided to relatives of the deceased from the Chief Minister Relief Fund.”
UPDATE: A total of 10 people had drowned during Durga idol immersion in Parbati river in Dholpur. https://t.co/dPqPqtNHEh
— ANI (@ANI) October 9, 2019
One of the victims is reported to have jumped into the river for a bath and drowned while others were trying to save him. The search operation, which was halted on Tuesday night, resumed on Wednesday.