Kanwaria

Pilgrim killed in mishap in Lakhimpur

A `kanwaria` was Thursday killed after after being hit by a tractor-trolley, triggering protests by a group of devotees who set the vehicle on fire and staged demonstrations.

Jul 31, 2014, 11:12 AM IST

Kanwaria dies in road accident in Bijnore

A Kanwaria (follower of Lord Shiv) was killed Wednesday after being hit by a vehicle following which his colleagues blocked the road, police said here.

Mar 06, 2013, 14:48 PM IST

One pilgrim dies of electrocution in Dumka

One kanwaria (pilgrim) was killed and another suffered serious injury Friday when they accidentally came in touch with a live electric wire at Mohanpur in Deoghar district.

Jul 27, 2012, 12:45 PM IST

Kanwaria special train for Haridwar

Northern Railway today introduced a special train for Kanwarias headed for Haridwar to tackle the extra rush of devotees during the annual monsoon festival.

Jul 11, 2012, 19:51 PM IST