Ballia: Three persons were today injured when a stage set up for folk singers during Narendra Modi`s rally collapsed in Sikandarpur.
The BJP prime ministerial candidate was addressing a public meeting in favour of party candidate from Salempur constituency, Ravedra Kushwaha. When Modi reached the dias, a large number of crowd rose to the nearby stage set up for folk singers, leading to its collapse.
Three persons - Kamlesh (18), Lakshmi (13) and Ashutosh (20) - were injured in the incident and rushed to a local hosptial, where condition of Laksmi is stated to be serious.
Superintended of Police KC Goswami said organisers would be served notice for not preparing the stage as per norms.