2 dead in Darbhanga, Samastipur during Bihar govt’s programme.

Source – indiatoday.in

At least two people died in Bihar while taking part in a human chain organised by the state government on Sunday. While one person died in Darbhanga, another death was reported in Samastipur of Bihar.

The deceased have been identified as Mohd Daud and Reshma. It is suspected that Mohd Daud and Reshma, who were part of the human chain, died of heart attacks.

The human chain was organised to showcase the Bihar government’s environment conservation drive besides social reform measures like prohibition and campaigns against dowry and child marriage.

Mohd Daud was a 55-year-old government teacher who died while taking part in a human chain organised by the Nitish Kumar government, officials have said.

He died in Keoti police station area close to the Runway Chowk where he fell ill and collapsed. Daud was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.

Hospital sources said the deceased had suffered a cardiac arrest though it was not clear whether he was suffering from heart disease.

He taught at an Urdu medium secondary school and the district education officer has been instructed to look into the incident and take necessary action.