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Guwahati-Bikaner Express derailment: Railway Minister declares enhanced ex-gratia for victims

13/01/2022 at 8:41 PM

New Delhi, Jan 13: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has declared enhanced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the victims, who lost their lives due to the derailment of Guwahati-Bikaner Express in Westbengal on Wednesday evening.

Vaishnaw said, the victims’ families will be compensated with Rs f5 lakh whereas the grievous ones will be given an ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh each. Similarly, the passengers who have sustained minor injuries due to it will be given a sum of Rs 25,000  as compensation.

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