Finally! Akash is appearing for his exams from home

Akash Parab lost his younger brother, after the gruesome stampede took place on foot-over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations, on On September 29. Akash was coping with his brother’s death, injury and how he can appear for the exam. But, Mumbai University came to Akash’s rescue. As, the representatives of Mumbai University and college went to his house and conducted his exam

Finally! Akash is appearing for his exams from homeTill now, the victims of Elphinstone stampede haven’t come out of the shock, and amongst one of them is Akash Parab, a student of second year, B.COM of Ramanand Arya D.A.V. College, Bhandup. He was coping with brother’s death and his injury and the exam tension. Dr Devanand Shinde, Chancellor of the Mumbai University took […]

Elphinstone bridge stampede: KEM gives yoga lessons to survivors

On Friday, At least 23 commuters were killed a tragic stampede on a narrow railway foot-over bridge connecting the Parel-Elphinstone Road stations. The injuries of the patient who were admitted in the KEM Hospital for treatment. To help survivors get back on track, the hospital is giving them yoga lessons

Elphinstone bridge stampede: KEM gives yoga lessons to survivorsThe gruesome Friday stampede left dozens of people injured. But for those who are injured, the scars are not only on the body but also on their mind. The tragic incident still haunts the injured leaving them shocked. And to ease the agony of these survivors who are suffering hand, leg, and back injuries, the […]

Traumatised Elphinstone stampede survivors, a challenge for doctors

On Friday, At least 23 commuters were killed a tragic stampede on a narrow railway foot-over bridge connecting the Parel-Elphinstone Road stations. The injuries of the patient who were admitted in the KEM Hospital for treatment. For a lot of people, the injuries have left an indelible impression. However, it’s a big challenge for the doctors to help these survivors resume their normal life

Traumatised Elphinstone stampede survivors, a challenge for doctorsThe gruesome Friday stampede left dozens of people injured. But for those who are injured, the scars are not only on the body but also on their mind. The tragic incident still haunts the injured leaving them shocked. And to ease the agony of these survivors, the doctors of KEM Hospital are taking all the […]

Caught in a stampede? Here’s a survival guide

On Friday, At least 23 commuters were killed a tragic stampede on a narrow railway foot-over bridge connecting the Parel-Elphinstone Road stations. A peaceful crowd can quickly turn into a senseless panicked heaving mass in which rational behaviuor by any single individual becomes nearly impossible. What’s worse is that the stampede can be triggered while there is no actual danger. Doctors share useful tips with My Medical Mantra, which will help you to increase your chances of survival

Caught in a stampede? Here’s a survival guidePanicked crowds move fast and release an incredible amount of energy. Once a crowd gets moving it is very hard to stop, and the flow of people could literally sweep you off your feet. So according to the doctors, commuters should follow a discipline. Dr Pratit Samdhani, General Physician from Jaslok Hospital, informed, “Commuters should […]

‘I will never travel by train, again’

Said the 28-year-old Shraddha Nagaonkar to her husband who survived the mishap on Friday. While all of us know that there have been severe casualties at the Elphinstone- Parel Bridge incident on September 29, what came out as an aftermath has been the psychological impressions that the sight has created among those who have survived the stroke of bad luck

‘I will never travel by train, again’A day after the shocking Elphinstone-Parel Bridge mischance, a lot of people who have survived the incident have approached the psychiatric department in an acute state of shock. Psychiatrists across the city say that this is the aftermath of any such incident of mass casualty. “This condition is called acute stress reaction. It is the […]

‘I wish I had dropped her to station yesterday’

Says husband of a 28-year-old Shraddha Nagaonkar, who was shocked by the dreadful incident but she is recuperating well after the injury. However, for a lot of people, the injuries have left an indelible impression. Those injured in the mishap yesterday, have been given a financial aid of Rs 50,000 in cash by the rail authorities, claim families

‘I wish I had dropped her to station yesterday’The gruesome Friday stampede not only snatched away the loved ones of their families but also left dozens of people injured. But for those who are injured, the scars are not only on the body but also on their mind. And amongst one of them is Shraddha Nagaonkar. If you happened to visit ward number […]

Mother faints after watching injured daughter, admitted in KEM

Reshma Kadam was one of the victims that got injured in the Elphinstone Road stampede on September 29. Among others, she also was hospitalised in KEM Hospital. Reshma’s mother, Pramita rushed to KEM after being informed about the stampede. After watching her daughter injured, Pramita became unconscious and had to be shifted to a separate ward in KEM Hospital

Mother faints after watching injured daughter, admitted in KEMIt’s said a mother could never watch an injury on her child’s body whether how grown up is the child, same is the case with a 27-year-old Reshma Kadam. Reshma was one of the victims that got injured in the stampede that occurred at Elphinstone Station in Mumbai on September 29. Among others, she also […]

Younger brother loses life while elder one left injured

In the gruesome stampede that claimed the lives of 23 people at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station, two siblings, Akash Parab (19) and Rohit (11) also became victims in the accident. While the elder brother suffered severe injuries in the accident, the younger one couldn’t survive

Younger brother loses life while elder one left injuredIn the gruesome stampede that occurred on September 29 during the peak hours at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station, there were two brothers who suffered an inexplicable tragedy in the accident. A 19-year-old Akash Parab and his 11-year-old younger brother Rohit left from Kanjurmarg in the morning of September 29 to reach Elphinstone Road. Both of […]

Elphinstone Stampede: Death toll rises to 23

On Friday morning, the horrific stampede that occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amidst a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station has claimed 23 lives as of now with 32 still admitted at the hospital and two have taken discharged against doctor's medical advice

Elphinstone Stampede: Death toll rises to 23The Friday’s Elphinstone-Parel Bridge stampede claimed another life after Satyendra Kanojia, who was critically injured and admitted in intensive care unit of KEM Hospital , succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning. The death toll is now 23. According to the hospital officials, Kanojia, who was one of the 61 casualties brought to the hospital on Friday, had severe […]

‘Stampede could have been avoided, if people had not panicked’

On Friday, At least 23 people were killed and 38 were injured in a stampede at foot- over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Rupesh Ahir, a survivor of this horrific incident, recounts it

‘Stampede could have been avoided, if people had not panicked’Unlike every day, 26-year-old Rupesh Aahir, a Shahad resident, left fo Parel (his workplace). But on Friday,  Rupesh’s journey  was not  ‘happy’ as he was one of those who were caught in the unfortunate stampede. Recounting the mishap, Rupesh said that it was pouring and people had gathered on the bridge to take a shelter, […]