West Bengal: PM Announces Rs 2 lakh each for victims killed by electric shock in van

Around 10 people were killed and various others got injured on Sunday night when the passengers who were traveling in a van allegedly got electrocuted in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar.

West Bengal: PM Announces Rs 2 lakh each for victims killed by electric shock in van
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New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the loss of lives due to a van getting electrocuted in Sitalkuchi, West Bengal. Shri Modi has also announced an ex-gratia from PMNRF for the victims.

Around 10 people were killed and various others got injured on Sunday night when the passengers who were traveling in a van allegedly got electrocuted in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar.

The Prime Minister's Office tweeted, "Distressed by the loss of lives due to a van getting electrocuted in Sitalkuchi, West Bengal. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover soon: PM"

"An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each, from PMNRF, would be given to the next of kin of the deceased. Rs. 50,000 would be given to the injured: PM"