Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year`s Eve crush in Shanghai criticised official compensation plans on Thursday, as a newspaper called for greater accountability by the Chinese city`s government.
Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year`s Eve crush in Shanghai -- who are now closely supervised by the government -- have made a formal written demand for a proper account of the disaster, a news agency has learned.
China has cancelled a popular annual lantern festival in the country's commercial hub Shanghai over safety issues, after criticism over poor arrangements that led to a New Year eve stampede in the city that killed 36 people.
Three days after his sister and 35 others were killed in a New Year`s Eve stampede, Wang Jianhua went to Shanghai`s waterfront to take pictures and measurements of the scene, hoping to piece together for himself how the disaster unfolded.
A stampede killed at least 35 people during New Year`s Eve celebrations in Shanghai, authorities said, possibly caused by people rushing to pick up fake money thrown from a building overlooking the city`s famous Bund waterfront district.
A delegation of senior doctors on Thursday met Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and sought revocation of the suspension of Superintendent of Patna Medical College and Hospital and action against seven others for remaining unavailable at the hospital on October 3.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was left fuming during a surprise visit this evening to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) to meet the Dussehra stampede victims as he found doctors unavailable in the Emergency Ward and the place wearing a filthy look.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held a candle lit vigil on here on Saturday to remember the victims of the deadly stampede during Dussehra which killed 33 people, mostly women and children, and injured many others.
Union Minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday blamed the lack of arrangements by Bihar Government for the stampede outside Gandhi Maidan here and sought a probe by a sitting judge of Patna High Court into it.