More than 63 persons were dead in a stampede occurred at a temple in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, on March 4th, 2010. All of the 63 bodies found dead were of women and children. The crowd was gathered during a religious festival near Ramjanki Temple in Kunda town in Mangarh area of Pratapgarh district. Around 100 people were injured in this incident.
The tragic incident took place when a free lunch (Bhandara) hosted by Kripaluji Maharaj. The stampede broke out when the ashram gate was collapsed.