Retd. Justice Bhatt to Conduct Judicial Probe in Allahabad Railway Station Stampede
A judicial probe to identify the reasons for the Stampede at Allahabad Railway Station on 10 Feb 2012 was ordered by Government of Uttar Pradesh.
The State Government of Uttar Pradesh on 18 February 2013 appointed Onkareshwar Bhatt, the retired Justice of Allahabad High Court to conduct Judicial Probe into the Allahabad Railway Station Stampede that occurred during Kumbh Mela. The constituted committee that will probe into the matter is a one-man committee and was directed to submit its report in two months.
The State Government ordered a Judicial Probe into the incident that occurred on the day of Mauni Amawasya 10 February 2013 at the Allahabad Railway Station during Kumbh Mela.
Other Two Committees conducting Inquiry on the Case
• Earlier, the state Government appointed Jagan Mathuews, Chairman of the UP Board of Revenue to conduct an inquiry and submit its report within one month.
• Railways have also appointed an Inquiry Committee being headed by the Additional member traffic Railway Board, to look into the matter
An inquiry committee that was constituted by the Railways to look into the matter; the committee is being headed by the Additional member traffic Railway Board.