Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today announced exgratia for the victims of the Bahanaga train tragedy. Assistance will be given from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. The next of the kin of the deceased will get Rs 5lakh & those who sustained serious injuries will get Rs 1 lakh as assistance.
CM has also conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved families. And wishes speedy recovery of the injured. Victims of Friday’s train tragedy are undergoing treatment in various government and private hospitals between Bhubaneswar and Balasore.
It should be noted that 288 people were killed and more than 1000 injured in the accident involving Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, the Shalimar-Chennai Central Coromandel Express and a goods train.