President condoles death of Sabarimala pilgrims

President Pratibha Patil Saturday condoled the death of Sabarimala pilgrims in a stampede at Pullumedu in Kerala`s Idukki district.

Updated: Jan 15, 2011, 09:15 AM IST

New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil Saturday
condoled the death of Sabarimala pilgrims in a stampede at
Pullumedu in Kerala`s Idukki district.

In a letter to the Kerala Chief Minister and Governor,
she expressed grief over the tragedy.

Patil wished a speedy recovery to all those injured in
the incident that took place yesterday.

Over 100 pilgrims returning from the shrine were
killed and 50 others injured in the stampede.

PTI