News Tech: A two-member high-level committee set up by the Uttar Pradesh government to probe the August 20 stampede at the famous Bankey Bihari temple here began its inquiry on Thursday, officials said.
The state government constituted a two-member committee headed by former Uttar Pradesh Police chief Sulkhan Singh. Divisional Commissioner, Aligarh, Gaurav Dayal is a member of the committee.
Two devotees were killed and seven injured in the stampede at the Bankey Bihari temple here during Janmashtami celebrations in the early hours of Saturday.
Singh said it is too early to arrive at any conclusion as the probe has just begun.
The probe committee is expected to submit its report to the government within 15 days.
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