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Taptapani mishap, Odisha CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for kin of deceased

29/01/2020 at 12:13 PM


Bhubaneswar, Jan 29: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the incident.The Chief Minster conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved families and announced an exgratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of the kin of the deceased. CM also directed the collector and SP  Ganjam to expedite relief and rescue operation.

The ill-fated bus named Maruti was carrying about 50 persons and was heading towards Berhampur from Kashipur in Rayagada when the driver of the bus lost control over the wheels due to dense fog.

District administration officials said that the death toll is likely to increase.

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