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Here are some facts about the #Amritsar train tragedy:
1. A five foot wall of the railways separates the railway tracks and the empty plot where #dussehra was celebrated.
2. People were watching the Ravana burning from the tracks which are on a height to get a better view.
3. The jora phatak or twin railway crossing is about 400 feet away from the spot where people were standing on the tracks to watch Dussehra.
4. The railway crossing gates were closed and the crossing was manned.
5. Dussehra celebrations were NOT held at this spot last year.
6. The event was organised by Saurabh Mithu Madaan, the son of a Congress municipal corporator. Mithu Madaan is of the Navjot Singh Sidhu group in the Amritsar Municipal Corporation.
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Historical Buddhist statue at the Mes Aynak site in #Kabul, #Afghanistan, #Buddhism
Centuries old "Ekamukhalinga " ( Lord Shiva) in #Afghanistan , now in #Kabul Museum !
#Hinduism
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'Tis the strut of a most fortunate man,
To find himself seated between the gods,
Flanked by the most powerful friends.
He is a true immortal,
Who lives only by Bhakti,
for all he knows is Shiva.
He has the diviner's touch,
Who by lighting the holy flame
Brings the ancient back to life.
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