Mizoram Bridge Collapse: 23 Employees From Bengal Feared Useless, 21 Our bodies Discovered

Search and rescue operation underway after the railway bridge collapsed in Mizoram

Aizawl/ Malda:

Of the 26 employees current on the under-construction railway bridge that collapsed in Mizoram’s Aizawl district, 23 persons are believed to be useless, although the police have recovered 21 our bodies, officers mentioned on Thursday.

Two persons are nonetheless lacking. Among the many three folks injured, two have been discharged after being offered first help, whereas the opposite particular person was admitted to the Civil Hospital in Aizawl with a fracture in the precise hand.

All of the 26 folks working there have been from the Malda district of West Bengal.

The railways mentioned the accident that came about on Wednesday was as a result of collapse of a gantry, which was being launched on the under-construction bridge over the Kurung river.

A high-level committee has been constituted to probe the incident involving the under-construction bridge, one of many 130 bridges within the Bhairavi-Sairang new railway line challenge.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee mentioned that preparations have been made to carry the our bodies to the state.

State Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury visited the households of the victims in Malda district and warranted them of assist.

“Wherever you go on this nation, you’ll come throughout scores of migrant employees from Bengal, and a big variety of them are from Murshidabad and Malda districts. I understood this very effectively in the course of the pandemic — from Arunachal to Gujarat, these migrant employees reached out to me for returning dwelling,” he informed reporters.

These persons are compelled to exit of the state for work as there are not any employment alternatives in West Bengal, claimed Chowdhury, the MP of Baharampur in Murshidabad.

Criticising the TMC authorities, he mentioned, “Why cannot the chief minister say that she is going to present these folks coaching, enhance their expertise and create jobs for them? I wish to ask the chief minister, what’s the variety of migrant employees from the state? In the event you have no idea this, it’s your failure.” “The chief minister doesn’t care in regards to the migrant employees, that’s the reason we wouldn’t have any information on them. The cash they earn overseas runs the agricultural economic system of the state. However, the state doesn’t wish to take any duty,” he claimed. 

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