Karnataka bus mishap: CM HD Kumaraswamy announces Rs 5 lakh aid to kin of victims

By: |
Bengaluru | November 24, 2018 8:30 PM

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of the 25 people who lost their lives when a bus plunged into a river canal in Mandya district.

Karnataka bus mishap, HD Kumaraswamy, five lakh ex gratia for karnatak bus victims, karnataka bus accident tollThe mishap took place around noon at Kanaganamaradi village near Pandavapura town in the district.

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of the 25 people who lost their lives when a bus plunged into a river canal in Mandya district. “An ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh would be paid to the families of the victims who lost their lives in the tragic accident,” a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office said.

The mishap took place around noon at Kanaganamaradi village near Pandavapura town in the district. The accident spot is about 120 km from Bengaluru on the state highway towards Mysuru after Mandya town.

Kumaraswamy and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah visited the accident site and expressed their condolences to the families of the victims. Rescue operations were still underway to search for the remaining victims. “This was an extremely tragic incident. I pray for peace to the souls of the deceased and strength to their families to bear the loss,” Kumaraswamy said.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, Check out latest IPO News, Best Performing IPOs, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1Explained: The Manipur office of profit case and the 2012 law that was struck down by HC
2SC seeks states’ reply on use of scrapped Section of IT Act
3SC seeks reply from all States on continued use of scrapped Sec 66A of IT Act