11 people have died due to electrocution during a temple procession in Tamil Nadu. Expressing grief over the incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced compensation to the families of the deceased. The news of a big accident is coming out from Tamil Nadu. Here 11 people have died due to electrocution during the procession in the temple. The procession started around midnight, and the incident happened at 3 am when the dome and the decorations erected on the chariot touched a high-tension line. After getting information about the incident, PM Modi expressed grief and announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the deceased. Apart from this, 50 thousand rupees will be given from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for the treatment of the injured.
The incident happened during a chariot procession in Thanjavur district. It is being told that the live electric wire came in contact with a car, after which this incident happened. On seeing many people got caught in the current, after which now 11 people have died. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Wednesday offered his condolences to the families of the deceased and announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday condoled the loss of lives due to electrocution in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur, saying it is a tragedy beyond words. “The loss of life, including that of children, due to electrocution in a procession in Thanjavur is a tragedy beyond words. My deepest condolences to the bereaved families. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured,” Kovind tweeted
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