Mob vandalises water park in Rajasthan following dispute over entry fee

A group of individuals vandalized a water park in Chhittorgarh, Rajasthan, allegedly following a disagreement over the cost of entry, according to police.

Officials said the accused claimed they were locals and wanted free entry.

A fight broke out when the park authority refused, and the accused called several residents to the scene. They destroyed a portion of the park using a JCB machine, including the swimming pool’s boundaries, according to police.

Five to six individuals suffered injuries in the incident, which created fear among visitors, according to a police official, who also stated that a complaint has been filed and the culprits are being searched.

Meanwhile, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Chittorgarh recorded the highest temperature of 43.7 degrees Celsius on Thursday, making it the hottest place in the state.

A high of 43.3 degrees Celsius was recorded in Pilani, 43.2 degrees in Banasthali (Tonk), 43.1 degrees in Anta (Baran), 43 degrees in Karauli, 42.8 degrees in Dholpur, 42.6 degrees in Kota, 42.5 degrees in Churu, 42.4 degrees in Bikaner, 42 degrees in Bhilwara, and 41.6 degrees in Jaipur following that, according to PTI, which quoted the IMD.

But relief is near for Rajasthanis, as from June 7 to 9, a fresh western disturbance is expected to deliver light to moderate rainfall to certain areas of the Bikaner and Jodhpur divisions. On Friday, there’s also a chance of a hailstorm in Western Rajasthan.