PM Modi On Morbi Bridge Collapse: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (October 31) laid the foundation stone of various projects at Tharad in Gujarat’s Banaskantha district. PM Modi also addressed the public meeting. During this, the PM became emotional while referring to the Morbi bridge accident. Prime Minister Modi will also visit the spot in Morbi on November 1.
In Gujarat’s Morbi district on Sunday (October 30) evening, 134 people were killed when a cable bridge over the Machhu river collapsed. Earlier today, PM Modi also expressed condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the bridge accident.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the accident and Rs 50,000 for the injured. Apart from this, an announcement was made by the Gujarat government to give Rs 4 lakh to the family of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the injured.