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Ayodhya: Man Playing Ravan Suffers Cardiac Arrest During Ramlila, Dies On Stage

Ayodhya/UP: In yet another shocking incident, a 60-year-old man, playing the role of ‘Ravan’ in Ramlila died on stage during his performance in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya district. The deceased Patiram who was enacting the role of ‘Ravan’ during the episode of ‘Sita Haran’ clutched his chest due to pain, however, before anybody could react, he collapsed on stage.Also Read – Another Freak Incident: Man Playing Lord Shiva Collapses While Performing on Stage During Aarti

Following this, the show was stopped and Patiram was rushed to a nearby hospital by the members of the Ramlila committee. However, he was declared ‘brought dead’. Doctors later confirmed cardiac arrest to be the cause of his death. Also Read – Refused New Bike And Mobile Phone, 18-year-old Commits Suicide In Ghaziabad

Village Head, Puneet Kumar Sahu said that Patiram had been playing the role of Ravan for many years.
He is survived by wife Devmati, two sons and two daughters, one of whom is married. Also Read – Netaji Amar Rahein: MSY Cremated With Full State Honours, Saifai Bids Tearful Adieu to SP Patriarch | Highlights

This comes a day after a 50-year-old man playing the role of ‘Hanuman’ died during his performance in ‘Lanka Dahan’ episode of Ramlila in Fatehpur district. Ram Swaroop ,50, who was playing the role of Hanuman, died after suffering a cardiac arrest during his performance in Salempur village of Fatehpur district. The video of the incident also went viral on social media.


(Trigger Warning: This video can be disturbing and distressing for users, discretion advised)

फतेहपुर के धाता में दुर्गा पूजा पंडाल के एक कार्यक्रम में हनुमान की भूमिका निभा रहे 55 साल के रामस्वरूप की मौत, लंकादहन के दौरान चक्कर खाकर मंच से गिरे और चली गई जान @CMOfficeUP @sengarlive @navalkant pic.twitter.com/iR3WZQAlYo

— rishabh mani (@rishabhmanitrip) October 2, 2022

Similarly,  a 35-year-old man collapsed and died while playing ‘Garba’ at a marquee in Virar town, Palghar (Maharashtra). Upon hearing of the incident, his father also died due to the shock, said officials.

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