CM Jai Ram Thakur visits Nurpur and Amandeep Hospital Pathankot to meet injured children

Apr 10, 2018 16:10 | CrimeMishappenings

Dharamshala (Arvind Sharma )10/04/18

Chief Minister of Himachal  Jai Ram Thakur today visited Civil Hospital Nurpur in Kangra District and Amandeep Civil Hospital Pathankot in Punjab to meet the injured children of the school bus accident near Nurpur in Kangra district yesterday. Four children have  been admitted in Nurpur hospital and seven in Amandeep Hospital Pathankot. 
The Chief Minister wished them a speedy recovery and ensured all possible help to their family members.  He also appreciated the bravery and courage of Ranveer, a 10 year boy injured in this accident for reaching the road from the accident site and informing the people about this accident.
In total 23 children, 12 boys and 11 girls besides four adults lost their lives in this most unfortunate bus accident.
The Chief Minister said that the State Government would soon constitute a committee to give its suggestions for ensuring that such tragedy should never happen in future.

He said,” State government would provide all possible help to the injured of the ill fated school bus. I have  directed the doctors to provide best treatment to the children and if needed, they should be referred to another hospital and  Government would bear all the expenses.
Thakur said,” Government has ordered Magisterial  inquiry to probe the cause of accident.  All necessary steps would to taken to ensure that such incidents do not happen in future.”
The Chief Minister said that the State Government was with the bereaved families of the children who lost their precious lives in this most unfortunate accident.
Earlier, Jai Ram Thakur placed wreaths over the bodies of the victims and expressed his heartfelt condolences with the bereaved families.
Union Health Minister J P Nadda, MP Shanta Kumar, Food and Civil Supplies Minister  Kishan Kapoor, Education Minister  Suresh Bhardwaj, Urban Development Minister Smt. Sarveen Chaudhary, Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar,  MLA Nurpur  Rakesh Pathania were also present on the occasion.

HP government has announced that there will be no cultural programme in the Govt.Functions in District Kangra for next 10 days....