A major fire at Puttingal temple in Paravaur (Kollam) Kerala has left at least a 100 dead and over 200 injured.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the incident was unprecedented and alarming, adding that the rescue operations at the temple were over.
Here are the reactions from all over the Country
Pranab Mukherjee (Honorable President) :
Narendra Modi (Honorable Prime Minister)
Fire at temple in Kollam is heart-rending and shocking beyond words. My thoughts are with families of the deceased and prayers are with the injured. I will be reaching Kerala soon. Have also asked my Cabinet colleague & Health Minister Nadda to immediately reach the site of the fire tragedy in Kollam.
Rahul Gandhi (Congress vice president )
My prayers are with the families of those who have lost loved ones in this terrible tragedy. Spoke to CM Oommen Chandy to ensure that adequate relief, medical care and assistance is being provided to the injured at the earliest.
Oommen Chandy (Kerala Chief Minister):
This is an unprecedented and alarming situation… Rescue operations are over and we are concentrating on giving the best treatment to all the persons admitted in the hospitals. So we are giving assistance to private hospitals and all the expert doctors have been asked to join duty because Sunday possibly they are on leave.
Rajnath Singh (Home Minister, India)
My heartfelt condolences to the families of those who died in the Kollam mishap. My prayers are with the injured.
Arvind Kejriwal (Delhi Chief Minister) :
Very sad to hear such tragic news. Prayers with all victims.
Mamata Banerjee (West Bengal Chief Minister):
Very sad news from Kerala. My deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones. Prayers for those injured.
Sachin Tendulkar (Cricket Legend):
Shaken by the tragic news of Kollam. Thoughts and prayers go out to those affected. May God give us strength and resolve to bear this loss.