Train Accident Compensation: Announcement of compensation for the families of those who lost their lives in train accidents, Railways gave information

Pankaj Prasad
Pankaj Prasad 13/01/2022 21:23 IST
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In West Bengal on Thursday, the Bikaner Express going to Guwahati met with an accident.

Some coaches of the Guwahati-bound Bikaner Express met with an accident in Domohani, West Bengal on Thursday. It is being told that at least five people have been killed in the incident, while more than 45 have been injured.

Meanwhile, the Railways has also announced compensation for the victims of the accident. According to the Indian Railways, Rs 5 lakh will be given to the dead, Rs 1 lakh to the seriously injured and Rs 25,000 to those with minor injuries.

Giving information about the accident, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that I have spoken to PM Modi and apprised him of the rescue operations. I am personally monitoring the situation for quick rescue operations. He said it was an unfortunate accident. Senior officials are also present along with the rescue team on the spot. Indian Railways has announced relief amount. I will visit the spot tomorrow morning and take stock. The accident will be investigated in depth and on every aspect.

Some of the helpline numbers issued are

1. Patna Junction - 9341506016
2. Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Jn. - 7388898100
3. Danapur - 7759070004

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