<p>Tiruchirappalli, April 21, 2019</p>.<div>At least seven persons, including four women, died and 12 others were injured in a stampede in a private temple in Tiruchirappali district in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, an official statement said.</div>.<div>According to the statement, the stampede happened when the devotees tried to receive the rupee coins known as 'Padi Kasu' from the priest.</div>.<div>The injured have been admitted to the hospital.</div>.<div>Condoling the deaths, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami announced a solatium of Rs 100,000 to their family members and Rs.50,000 to those who were injured.</div>.<div>DMK President M.K. Stalin, in a tweet, said he was shocked to hear about the death of seven persons.</div>.<div>He said the police has to beef up its security in such temple festivals.</div>.<div>IANS</div>.<p><span style="font-size: 14px;">(Our News Desk can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org)</span></p>. Did you like this story? .<a href="https://www.instamojo.com/netindian/support-netindian/">Make a donation</a>. and help us to serve you better.