Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed his deep condolences over the tragic demise of 12 people in the bus accident in Ganjam’s Digapahandi area.
Additionally, he announced generous assistance of Rs 3 lakh from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to the next of kin of each diseased passenger.
Patnaik directed Finance Minister Vikram Arukh and Ganjam DPCC Chairman and MLA Vikram Panda to immediately visit the spot and provide all necessary assistance to the victims.
The Chief Minister has ordered to provide free medical treatment to all the injured and wished them a speedy recovery. The Chief Minister tweeted, “The news of the bus accident in Ganjam is very sad. My condolences to the families of all those who lost their lives in this accident. I pray for the immortal soul of the deceased and wish for the speedy recovery of all the injured.”