Many damaged two-wheelers could be seen lying near the temple site, and bags and suitcases lay scattered around.
People of the area complain that their source of water has been contaminated by the burnt explosives and ash. "Our well is now fully polluted after the blast. We have no other source of water," said a housewife.
Another woman was angry over the visit of VVIPs, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi -- both of whom were accompanied by their massive security cover -- to the site of devastation. "How come there was no security check when the fireworks took place? Are our lives not valuable," she said bitterly. More reports are emerging about damage to houses located within one square kilometre radius of the temple.
"I do not have a single plate, glass or cup left. My window is also not left with any glass, everything is shattered. The locks of the closed doors and windows have all flown away due to explosion," said another woman.