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Amritsar train tragedy: Probe report holds railway gateman, organisers of Dussehra event responsible

A magisterial probe into the Amritsar train tragedy in which around 60 people died, has held the gateman at a nearby railway crossing and the organisers of the Dussehra event responsible for various acts of omissions and commissions , leading to the incident. The probe report, however, gave a clean chit to Navjot Kaur Sidhu, wife of Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was the chief guest at the Dussehra event, saying she had no role in organising the event . Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Thursday evening ordered stern action against all those found responsible for the Amritsar train tragedy. The report observed that the spectators committed the mistake of watching the Dussehra event while standing on railway tracks. The magisterial inquiry into the incident, which claimed around 60 lives on Dussehra, was conducted by Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner B Purushartha, who was appointed as the special executive magistrate. The crowd was watching the burning of a Ravana ..

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