Dipak Burman, Point out General Secretary and MLA, mentioned, “It is a gentleman-made massacre. Experienced the training course of the river not transformed with boulders by the administration and had there been suitable safeguards by the point out govt, this accident could have been averted.”
The BJP team visited the Mal river and then went to the household of the victims, whose spouse and children associates died all through the flash flood on Vijaya Dasami through Durga idol immersion. The BJP group also went to the hospital where by wounded persons were being admitted and spoke to them.
Santu Saha, deceased Urmi Saha’s uncle, stated, “Had the administration not transformed the study course of the river, this mishap could be averted.” Urmi was a Course-VII pupil who died for the duration of the flash flood along with her aunt.
Manoj Tigga, MLA and BJP main whip in the point out assembly, pointed fingers at the absence of preparedness and claimed that there had been no everyday living jackets, boats or other equipment to assist the victims, which led to dying of so several people today on the day of immersion.
The BJP workforce also visited the police station and gave a deputation, An FIR has been filed by a household member of the target, versus point out administration for carelessness.
Reacting sharply to the BJP’s take a look at, Kunal Ghosh mentioned, “If there is any administrative shortcoming, it will be looked into by the Nabanna state secretariat. BJP is actively playing politics on the concern.”
Primary Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee experienced declared ex-gratia of all around Rs 2 lakh each and every to the kin of the deceased on Thursday even as at least 8 individuals died, 13 were being addressed in the governing administration hospital owing to flash floods in Mal river in the course of Durga idol immersion on Wednesday night time in Jalpaiguri district’s Malbazar. Many thousand individuals had assembled around the river on the event of immersion and a good.