AP Govt Extends All Support to Eluru Ayyappa Devotees

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has inquired about the condition of the injured Ayyappa devotees to return home and directed officials to take steps to get medical help.

The Chief Minister directed the authorities to take steps to provide adequate medical treatment to the State devotees who were injured in an accident on Pathanamthitta road in Kerala on their return journey.

The Chief Minister has asked them to coordinate with Pathanamthitta district officials and provide medical treatment to the injured and extend all possible help.

The Chief Minister was informed that 84 Ayappa devotees from Madepalli in Eluru mandal had gone to Sabarimala in two buses and one of the buses, carrying 44 devotees, had met with a road accident.

Officials said 18 Ayyappa devotees were injured in the accident, two seriously.

The injured are being treated at the Kottayam Medical College Hospital and the rest were provided food and accommodation by Pathanamthitta district officials.

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