PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday communicated his sympathies over the passing of 11 individuals because of electric shock during the chariot parade in Appar Swami Temple of Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur and furthermore declared an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the closest relative.
“Profoundly tormented by the setback in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. My contemplations are with the deprived families in this hour of sorrow. I trust that the harmed recuperate soon,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted. PM Modi reported an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the closest relative of the people who have lost their lives because of the Thanjavur accident and Rs 50,000 for the harmed people.
“A measure of Rs 2 lakh each from PMNRF would be given to the closest relative of the people who have lost their lives because of the disaster in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The harmed would be given Rs 50,000,” PMO further said in a tweet. An FIR has additionally been enlisted and an examination has begun regarding passings because of electric shock during the chariot parade in Tamil Nadu today. “An aggregate of 11 individuals have kicked the bucket.
Three individuals kicked the bucket on the spot and seven passed on in the clinic. 15 individuals are harmed and have been taken to Thanjavur Medical College for therapy. FIR has been documented and an examination concerning the matter has begun,” said V. Balakrishnan Inspector General of Police, Tiruchi Range. The police official said that the occurrence happened after the sanctuary vehicle interacted with a high voltage power line and disintegrated.
“By all appearances it recommends that some high pressure wire interacted with the sanctuary vehicle (of chariot celebration) during the yearly chariot celebration in the Kallimedu town,” said Balakrishnan. “The sanctuary vehicle was arranging a turn and confronted some deterrent prior to being switched when it interacted with the upward line,” he added.