Bhopal Boat Tragedy: The incident took place round 4: 40 am when one of the significant two boats tilted (File Photograph)
Shafiqa Sheikh is pained to purchase the closing dialog she had with her 12-year-passe son Parvez who became the youngest sufferer of the twin boat capsize tragedy on Friday accurate thru immersion of an idol of Lord Ganesh on the closing day of the ten-day festival.
Parvez had aksed for Rs 10 to grab incense sticks ahead of leaving dwelling on Friday night, simplest by no system to come, she talked about, whereas having an emotional second.
Parvez had been celebrating Ganesh festival since he turned into as soon as five.
“He left dwelling with out having dinner on Thursday night to take part within the procession. I had stopped him from going but he suggested me to offer him Rs 10 to grab agarbattis as this turned into as soon as the closing time when a Ganesh tableau turned into as soon as region up on this locality (100 Quarters in Piplani build). I gave him Rs 10 he had demanded….he did now not come support alive,” she talked about on Saturday.
Parvez’s elder brother Ashfaq alias Shahrukh recalled that the boy aged to be an brisk participant within the Ganesh festivities within the build.
“Esteem per annum, Parvez spent most of his time within the Ganesh pandal. He aged to come dwelling ultimate for bathing and sleeping accurate thru the festival days,” Shahrukh added.
He talked about their mother had tried to handbook Parvez against going with the procession on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, but to no avail.
Shahrukh talked about their father had died of a cardiac arrest about five years ago.
Parvez turned into as soon as amongst the 11 folks that drowned whereas immersing the idol within the Decrease Lake in Khatlapura ghat.
The incident took place round 4: 40 am when one of the significant two boats tilted, and when folks on the opposite boat tried to support their boat furthermore became unstable. At closing each the boats capsized, an respectable had talked about.
A video of the incident, exhibiting two boats sailing in tandem balancing an limitless Ganesh idol, went viral on social media.
It reveals the boats dropping steadiness because the devotees onboard started pushing the idol into the lake water. It furthermore reveals folks trying to build their lives by swimming ashore.
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