• Friday, October 07, 2022

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Modi expresses pain after 23 people die after wall collapses in Bharatpur

Twenty-three people including four children died

By: Sarwar Alam

India prime minister Narendra Modi today (11) expressed pain at the loss of lives in a wall collapse during a wedding at Rajasthan’s Bharatpur and announced Rs 2 lakh (£2,400) each to the kin of the deceased. The prime minister also announced Rs 50,000 (£600) for those seriously injured. “The incident in Bharatpur has pained me beyond words. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased. I hope the injured recover soon,” he said. Modi announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each from the prime minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the next of kin of those killed,…

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