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Dahi Handi celebrations


Dahi Handi: Number of injured Govindas rises to 243

September 05, 2018 2:02 am

“Those admitted suffered abrasions and some fractures. All of them are stable,” said Dr Rajesh Sukhadev, medical superintendent at Dr RN Cooper hospital.

Janmashtami celebrations: No restriction on height of pyramids, over 1,000 take part in Dahi Handi

September 04, 2018 5:52 am

Sandip Dhavale from Jai Jawan Govinda Pathak that earned Rs 11 lakh for forming eight-layered pyramid said: “There were more competing pathaks this time. We are happy with the prize money. We have worked hard for it.”

BMC forms panel to probe 15-year-old’s death, MLA alleges biased inquiry

August 30, 2017 5:16 am

The deceased, was admitted to Cooper hospital on August 12 after he allegedly fell from a human pyramid during a practice session. He was scheduled to undergo surgery on August 16. While he was admitted in the operation theatre, parents allege the doctor in-charge of conducting the operation could not be located.

Forty-five 'Govindas' injured during Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai

August 15, 2017 10:37 pm

As many as 45 govindas were injured in Mumbai till five in the evening, according to the civic officials. One of them was seriously injured and admitted to a hospital, while others were discharged after administering first aid.

Dahi handi: Delay in setting rules, GST could dampen sponsors’ largesse

August 11, 2017 3:20 am

With little time left to co-ordinate with sponsors and participants, the celebrations that are to be organised on August 15 could be somewhat low-key this time. From an average of 900 mandals in the festival, only 700 are expected participate this time.

29-yr-old dies during festivities as pole falls on him

September 07, 2015 1:47 am

Overall injury figures down this year — from 360 in 2014 to 129

One Govinda dies, 202 injured in Mumbai Dahi Handi celebrations

August 19, 2014 12:46 am

While 19 Govindas were injured in Thane, the maximum number of injuries were reported from areas around Dadar and Worli.

State to seek review of HC order on Dahi Handi

August 14, 2014 3:17 am

Dahi Handi is celebrated during the annual festival of Janmasthami, which falls on August 18 this year.

Child rights panel to ban participation of kids in dahi handi pyramids

March 26, 2014 1:36 am

Children below 14 yrs will not be allowed to take part; MSCPCR will soon pass an order on the same

Rights panel frowns on using kids for Dahi Handis, says need to ban it

February 08, 2014 1:05 am

Police, resident deputy collector directed to submit their reports within seven days.