Fire at Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain, 13 Injured During Bhasma Aarti

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Mahakaleshwar Temple Fire

A sudden fire broke out in the Mahakaleshwar temple located in Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday. 13 people got burnt due to the fire. It is said that this accident happened while playing Holi during Bhasma Aarti. Chief Minister Mohan Yadav has expressed grief over the incident. He wished for the speedy recovery of the injured.

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The Injured Are Undergoing Treatment In The District Hospital

Ujjain Collector Neeraj Kumar Singh said that during the Bhasma Aarti this morning, a fire broke out inside the sanctum sanctorum of Mahakaleshwar temple. 13 people were injured in this incident. He is undergoing treatment in the district hospital.

People Had Come In Large Numbers To Watch Bhasma Aarti

During the fire incident, the temple priest said that even today, the Bhasma Aarti of Lord Mahakal is performed daily. People were playing Holi. There is a possibility that while the camphor aarti was taking place, a chemical-laden gulal fell into the camphor aarti, causing a fire. During this time, many people came to watch Aarti.

Flax Caught Fire To Save Silver Lining

According to media reports, the flax planted in the sanctum sanctorum to protect the silver layer from colour and gulal was also burnt. As soon as the fire broke out, there was a stampede among the people. However, the fire was brought under control within some time. As soon as the fire broke out, there was a stampede among the people. He was taken out of the temple safely.

‘Everything Is Under Control’

CM Mohan Yadav posted on social media that the accident this morning during Bhasma Aarti in the sanctum sanctorum of Baba Mahakal temple is sad. I have been in touch with the administration since morning. He said everything is under control. It is a prayer to Baba Mahakal that all the injured recover soon.

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