Mumbai Elphinstone Railway Station Stampede : Following a major stampede on the footover bridge connecting Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations in Mumbai, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced to give 5 lakh rupees to the relatives of the dead and the treatment of the injured at government expenditure. At least 22 people have been dead reported in Mumbai Elphinstone Railway Station Stampede incident.
Mumbai Elphinstone Railway Station Stampede Live Update : What Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tweeted, “The compensation of Rs five lakh will given to the relatives of the dead will be announced. The government will take the entire expenditure on the treatment of the injured. “He wrote,” The Maharashtra government and the railway ministry will get the matter investigated when the need arises. Strict action will be taken. ”
Fadnavis tweeted, “I am very sad to know about the unfortunate stampede at the footover bridge of Elphinstone railway station in Mumbai. My heart is very sad for those losing my loved ones and those who are affected. “He has written,” Talked to the Chief Secretary and the Mumbai Police Commissioner. They have urged them to reach the hospital immediately and monitor the matter and ensure all the help. ”
₹5 lakh announced for the next of the kins of deceased and all the medical expenses of the injured will be borne by GoM.#Elphinstone
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) September 29, 2017
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) September 29, 2017
Mumbai Elphinstone Railway Station Stampede Live Update : What Piyush Goyal Said
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has reached Mumbai and is keeping an eye on the matter. Union Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted, “I have reached Mumbai now. I am bereaved of the loss of innocent lives in the unfortunate stampede on the Elphinstone Road Footover Bridge. “He wrote,” My deepest condolences to the bereaved families. I pray for the early recovery of the injured. “Goyal tweeted,” I have ordered a high-level inquiry under the leadership of the Chief Railway Officer of West Railway. “On this incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Said that Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is there and is ensuring all assistance.