New Delhi: Condoling deaths in two road accidents in Punjab and Bihar in last few days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, sanctioned Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of deceased and Rs 50,000 each to seriously injured from PM’s National Relief Fund.
The Prime Minister “is grieved to learn about the loss of lives and injuries sustained” by persons in the bus accident of September 19 near Bennipatti in Madhubani district of Bihar and the bus accident of September 20 near Muhawa village in Attari in Amritsar district of Punjab, a PMO statement said.
“He has sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of the persons deceased, and Rs. 50,000 each to the seriously injured, from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund,” it added. In the Attari accident, seven children were killed and 17 others injured . DP
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