Assistance of Rs. 1 lakh for dependents of deceased, Rs. 50,000 assistance for seriously wounded persons and Rs. 25,000 assistance for persons having minor injuries announced
Senior Minister Sri Swami Prasad Maurya and Relief Commissioner sent by Hon’ble Chief Minister ji supervising relief and rescue works
The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Ms. Mayawati ji has expressed profound grief over the demise of 38 persons who died in a rail-bus accident that occurred at an unmanned railway crossing in Kanshiram Nagar district today. She has conveyed her heartfelt condolences to the family members of the deceased. She announced Rs.
1 lakh assistance for the family members of the deceased, Rs. 50,000 help for seriously injured persons and Rs. 25,000 assistance for people suffering minor injuries in the accident. Besides, she also sent Senior Minister Sri Swami Prasad Maurya and Relief Commissioner of Uttar Pradesh to the site of accident to supervise relief and rescue works. She
directed that the injured persons should be provided proper treatment.
Mr. Maurya and Relief Commissioner, sent by the Hon’ble Chief Minister ji, were ensuring that the relief and rescue works were being carried out effectively.
On the directives of the Hon’ble Chief Minister ji, the Chief Secretary has written a letter to the Railway Board to provide proper compensation to the victims of the accident and jobs to the family members of the deceased. It was also requested to convert unmanned crossings into manned crossings.
It may be recalled that a bus carrying baratis collided with Chhapara-Mathura Express at an unmanned railway crossing in Adhupura village in Kanshiram Nagar this morning. As many as 38 people died and 33 others got injured in the accident. The injured persons were being treated at the Etah district hospital. Three persons having serious injuries have been referred to Agra for treatment.