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.

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.

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.

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.