Simhasth Kumbh: Sadhus open fire during Avahan Akhara elections, 4 injured

On a day when 'Vichaar Mahakumbh' is set to begin at the Simhasth Kumbh, a group of sadhus opened fire during the election process at Avahan Akhara.

Updated: May 12, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

Ujjain: On a day when 'Vichaar Mahakumbh' is set to begin at the Simhasth Kumbh, a group of sadhus opened fire during the election process at Avahan Akhara.

Four sadhus received bullet wounds and were rushed to a hospital for medical care.

The Avahan Akhara is part of the Juna Akhara is headed by Pragyanand Maharaj as its Mahamandelshwar.

More details about the incident are awaited.