Rajnath Singh speaks to Madhya Pradesh CM on Simhastha Kumbh Mela tragedy

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday night spoke to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and expressed his "deep sadness" over the killing of six persons in a thunderstorm at Simhastha Mahakumbh in Ujjain.

During the telephonic conversation, the Chief Minister told the Home Minister that normalcy will be restored in the temple town by Friday morning.

"Shivraj Chouhan himself is monitoring the situation at Ujjain. He is leaving no stone unturned to improve the situation on the ground," Singh tweeted.

Six persons were killed and around 40 injured on Thursday evening when heavy rain accompanied by lightning and squall wreaked havoc at the site of the ongoing Simhatha Kumbh Mela in New Delhi, flattening and uprooting pilgrims' tents.

Updated Date: May 06, 2016 08:38 AM

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