Jaipur. The Gehlot government of Rajasthan has announced financial assistance to the injured in connection with the Bikaner-Guwahati Express accident. The Gehlot government has announced a grant of Rs 1 lakh to the seriously injured and Rs 50,000 to the general injured. The state government will extend all possible help in the treatment of the injured. Significantly, the Bikaner Express derailed between Jalpaiguri and Mainaguri in West Bengal at 5 pm on Thursday. Eight people died in the accident while many passengers were injured. According to NWR PRO Shashikiran, 308 passengers boarded the train from Bikaner and 564 from Jaipur. This train was going from Bikaner to Guwahati. Meanwhile, this accident happened while crossing Mainaguri.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had sent two state ministers Bhanwar Singh Bhati and Govind Ram Meghwal (Bagdogra Airport) to West Bengal who have reached West Bengal. Both the ministers met the injured of train accidents admitted in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital in Siliguri district and Super Specialty Hospital in Jalpaiguri and informed CM Gehlot about the whole situation. Both the ministers went to the spot and took full information about the accident from the officials.
13 injured have been identified so far
13 people of Rajasthan have been identified in the Bikaner Express accident. 13 people from Jaipur, Sikar, Nagaur, Bikaner have been identified so far. Jaipur 9 people have been injured while 6 people who died in the accident have also been identified.
-Monika Rai, Ajmer Road, Jaipur
– Kesbala Burman, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur
-Pinky Burman, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur
Amiya Burman, Sodala, Jaipur
– Vishal Burman, Mansarovar, Jaipur
– Fatik Mondal, Chandpole Bazar, Jaipur
– Deepak Vishwakarma, Jaipur
– Sameer Hussain, Chandpole Bazar, Jaipur
– Somnath Roy, Gandhinagar, Jaipur
– Poornima Burman, Bikaner
– Ishwar Ram, Nagaur
Dharmendra Choudhary, Navancity, Nagaur