Thousands of women and girls thronged to avail the Rs. 10 sarees, being offered by the CMR shopping mall and as word spread, the number of customers began to swell creating a stampede, police said.
Twenty people were reported to be injured in the incident.
A woman also reportedly alleged that she lost her 5 tolas of gold chain, Rs. 6,000 cash, and a debit card.
After the theft, the local police reached the CMR shopping mall and has launched an investigation into the matter.