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2 rallies, 2 stampedes: Surging crowds, charges of police laxity

GS Paper 3

Syllabus: Disaster and Disaster Management


Source: IE

 Direction: As for a topic like Disaster Management key words are very important, and the article through infographics highlights crowd management practices.


Context: The two back-to-back stampedes at rallies attended by Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief have once again put the spotlight on the crowd and their management.



Crowd process, crowd control and an integrated approach to crowd management: Source National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)


Use of ICT in crowd management:


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Crowd management in temples


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Q. Discuss the recent measures initiated in disaster management by the Government of India departing from the earlier reactive approach. (UPSC 2020)