PM condoles deaths in Uttarakhand bus accident, announces ex-gratia for victims


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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today expressed deep sorrow over the deaths in a bus accident in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand. He conveyed condolences to the bereaved families and prayed for the quick recovery of the injured. 

A PMO X post said : 

“उत्तराखंड के रुद्रप्रयाग में हुआ सड़क हादसा हृदयविदारक है। इसमें अपने प्रियजनों को खोने वाले शोकाकुल परिजनों के प्रति मेरी गहरी संवेदनाएं। इसके साथ ही मैं सभी घायलों के शीघ्र स्वस्थ होने की कामना करता हूं। राज्य सरकार की देखरेख में स्थानीय प्रशासन पीड़ितों की हरसंभव मदद में जुटा है: PM “

The Prime Minister also announced an ex-gratia assistance for those affected in the bus accident.

According to the post, an ex-gratia assistance of Rs. 2 lakh would be given to the next of kin of each deceased and Rs 50,000 to those injured from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF).

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) posted on X:

“An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of each deceased. The injured would be given Rs. 50,000: PM”

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