PM Narendra Modi expresses grief over Bharatpur tragedy, announces ex-gratia
PMO also announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh from Prime Minister National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the next of kin of those killed in the tragedy.
The incident in Bharatpur has pained me beyond words. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased. I hope the injured recover soon: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 11, 2017
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PM has announced ex gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs from PMNRF for the next of kin of those killed in the incident in Bharatpur, Rajasthan.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 11, 2017
The incident was reported in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur town around 10 pm on Wednesday. Nearly 800 people were taking part in a wedding function when a portion of Annapurna marriage hall collapsed due to rain and storm. Read Also: Bharatpur marriage hall collapse: wedding rituals performed after tragedy Many people were buried alive in the incident. Many victims were from Jaipur taking part as guests in the wedding. The groom belonged to Jaipur.
PM @narendramodi has also announced Rs. 50,000 for those seriously injured in the incident in Bharatpur, Rajasthan.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 11, 2017