New Delhi: The Congress condemned the Narendra Modi government’s decision to record rail accidents, said on Saturday that since the BJP came to power in 2014, there have been 27 railway accidents since then, of which 259 passengers died and 899 were injured. Congress spokesman Randeep Surjewala said, “Modi government came to power in May 2014. Since then, there have been 27 railway accidents since then, of which 259 people died and 899 were injured. When did the government wake up?
In a tweet, he wrote, “Heart-mourning condolences for the families of those killed in the Utkal Express accident. The death of innocent people, severe clouds on the security of the railway.” Surjewala later told the media that the compensation amount can not return the lives of those people.
He said, “The important question is what are you taking steps to stop the accidents, what are the measures taken by the government so that there are no accidents. Kalinga Utkal express going to Haridwar from Puri on Saturday evening caused a crash in Khatauli police station area of Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, in which at least 21 passengers died and 97 were injured.