UP Hathras Stampede LIVE Updates: 116 Killed at ‘Satsang’, Suffocation Primary Reason; PM Condoles

UP Hathras Stampede LIVE Updates: 116 Killed at ‘Satsang’, Suffocation Primary Reason; PM Condoles

UP Hathras Stampede : In a tragic event that has left the nation in mourning, the death toll in the Hathras stampede has risen to 116. The stampede occurred during the conclusion of a ‘Satsang’ at Phulrai village near Mandi of Sikandrarau in Hathras. The primary cause of death has been identified as suffocation.

UP Hathras Stampede LIVE Updates: 116 Killed at ‘Satsang’, Suffocation Primary Reason; PM Condoles

Tragedy in UP Hathras: 116 dead and many injured due to suffocation in a stampede at a Satsang. PM Modi expresses condolences. Get LIVE updates, eyewitness accounts, and official statements.

Incident Overview

The stampede broke out as devotees rushed to seek blessings from a saint presiding over the event. The overcrowding and the rush led to a devastating stampede, causing numerous fatalities and injuries. The victims were primarily women and children.

Live Updates

10:33 PM IST: Bodies Lie on the Floor, Loud Wails Pierce the Air Outside Hathras Hospital

Bodies lay scattered at a medical center in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras district on Tuesday as people gathered around, wiping away tears and consoling each other. The heartbreaking scenes unfolded outside the district’s Sikandara Rao Trauma Centre, where victims of the stampede were brought in ambulances, trucks, and cars.

10:25 PM IST: CM Yogi Adityanath Sends Three Ministers to Incident Site

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has dispatched three ministers to the incident site. BJP MLA Asim Arun stated, “More than the permitted number of people were present at the event. The stampede occurred when people, especially women, rushed to seek blessings. An investigation committee has been formed to probe the incident.”

10:11 PM IST: ‘Probe Should Be Conducted to Find Cause,’ Says Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi expressed his grief and called for a thorough investigation into the incident. He emphasized the need for proper treatment for the injured.

10:02 PM IST: Rahul Gandhi Urges Government to Help Sensitively

Rahul Gandhi, Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha, urged the government to provide sensitive assistance to the victims’ families and expressed his condolences.

10:00 PM IST: Organizers, Administration Responsible for Incident, Says Congress MP Pramod Tiwari

Congress MP Pramod Tiwari stated that both the event organizers and the administration are responsible for the tragic incident and offered his condolences to the affected families.

09:55 PM IST: Hathras MP Anoop Pradhan on Stampede

Hathras MP Anoop Pradhan said, “The incident occurred probably when people lined up to meet the ‘kathavachak’ at the event. Many people have died and many have been injured too. The Prime Minister has expressed his condolences.”

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Government and Official Responses

09:23 PM IST: Those Responsible Will Be Punished, Says UP Chief Minister

UP CM Yogi Adityanath assured that those responsible for the incident would face appropriate punishment and condemned any political exploitation of the tragedy.

09:17 PM IST: Yogi Adityanath on Hathras Stampede

“The incident is extremely sad and heart-wrenching. An investigation team has been formed under the chairmanship of Additional DG Agra,” said CM Yogi Adityanath. He added that three state ministers are at the spot to oversee the situation.

09:07 PM IST: Death Toll Rises to 116, Says Aligarh Commissioner

Chaitra V, Commissioner of Aligarh, confirmed that 116 people have died and 18 are injured. The injured are receiving treatment in Aligarh district.

Investigations and Legal Actions

09:01 PM IST: FIR Registered Against Event Organizers

Aligarh IG Shalabh Mathur stated that an FIR has been registered, and the event organizers will be included in the investigation. A high-level inquiry has been ordered to determine the exact cause of the stampede.

08:54 PM IST: Who is Bhole Baba?

The self-styled godman, Bhole Baba alias Narayan Sakaar Hari or Sakaar Vishwa Hari, organized the ‘satsang’ under permission from the Hathras SDM. He has followers across several states, including Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Rajasthan.

Medical and Relief Measures

08:48 PM IST: Injured Being Treated in Multiple Hospitals

UP Minister Laxmi Narayan Singh confirmed that the injured are being treated in Aligarh, Agra, Etah, and Hathras. Helpline numbers 05722227041 and 05722227042 have been issued to assist the victims’ families.

07:59 PM IST: NDRF Medical Team to Reach Hathras Soon

Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted that the NDRF medical team would soon arrive in Hathras to provide necessary assistance.

Political Reactions

07:55 PM IST: Opposition Leaders Express Condolences

Leaders across the political spectrum, including Asaduddin Owaisi, Rahul Gandhi, and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, expressed their condolences and urged the government to provide proper compensation and treatment to the victims.

Financial Assistance and Support

07:37 PM IST: PM Modi Announces ₹2 Lakh Ex-Gratia for Next of Kin

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced ₹2 lakh ex-gratia for the next of kin of the deceased and ₹50,000 for the injured.

07:29 PM IST: Government Ensures All Possible Help

PM Modi assured that the UP government is engaged in providing all possible help to the victims, and CM Yogi Adityanath will visit the spot to take stock of the situation.


The Hathras stampede is a tragic reminder of the need for better crowd management and safety measures during large gatherings. As the investigation continues, the focus remains on providing support and assistance to the victims and their families.

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