In UP, 14 people were killed in Prayagrad, 5 people died in Kanpur Dehat, 3 people in Firozabad and Kaushambhi, and 2 people in Unnao and Chitrakoot.
Deaths from Kanpur, Pratapgarh, Agra, Varanasi and Rae Bareli were also reported by the government spokesman. When they were hit by lightning, two men stood beneath a Neem tree in Firozabad and murdered on the spot.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh expressed his grief at the deaths and ordered the district authorities to give the families of the dead adequate remuneration.
In the districts of JAIPUR, Kota, Jhalawar and Dholpur in Rajasthan, 18 people have been killed in separate lightning incidents. Seven children were also affected.
21 people were also injured in lightning attacks in different villages of Rajasthan, including six children.
In a major tragedy in Jaipur on the hill near Amber Fort, 11 people, mainly young people, were killed and eight others wounded, according to officials.
Some of them took selfies on a watchtower Rajasthan CEO Ashok Gehlot announced that the deceased’s family members will receive compensation of Rs 5 lakh each.
Prime Minister Modi expressed his sympathies for the death in Rajasthan due to the lightning. “Many people in some areas of Rajasthan have lost their lives as a result of lightning.
The death of the people is deeply saddened. To the deceased’s families I express my deepest sympathies: PM @narendramodi,” said PMO in a tweet. PM @narendramodi.