Rajasthan: Man Died While Playing Character Of Hanuman In Ramleela


Bikaner: A 61-year-old man playing Hanumana in a “Ramleela” passed on while descending a rope amid the demonstration at Lunkaransar, police said on Tuesday.Dhanna Ram fell on the stage from a height of 10 feet and died on the spot the previous evening, they said.

He was enacting the part from the Ramayana where Hanumana brings ‘Sanjeevani Booti’. Ram was a known local artiste and had been playing Hanumana’s part throughout the previous 40 years, police said. 

Bikaner MP Arjun Ram Meghwal has expressed his sympathies to his family.

Congress pioneer Ashok Gehlot excessively expressed his sympathies.