One thing that is associated with the holy festival of Janmashtami is accident. While accidents due to collapsing of human pyramids is a common thing to occur, many people were injured in Pune when a stage collapsed during Janmashtami celebrations.
The incident occurred in Pune’s Budhwar Peth area, where many people fell down when a stage collapsed during Dahi-Handi celebrations. No major injuries were reported. A video of the incident was shared by ANI. Have a look at the video below.
— ANI (@ANI) September 4, 2018
There are many incidents when Govindas meet with severe accidents while forming human pyramids during Janmashtami. They form pyramid to reach the earthen pot having buttermilk, suspended in mid-air, and break it. However, many times they face severe accidents which results in deaths.
Even yesterday, one Govinda lost his life at Sion hospital as he faced epileptic fit during an accident while forming human Pyramid. About 36 Govindas were also injured in Mumbai yesterday during Janmashtami celebrations.