Three months immediately after an less than-development bridge collapsed in Bihar, a different bridge fulfilled with a equivalent fate on Sunday in Bihar’s Katihar district. While no fatalities have been described in the incident so considerably, many labourers have been injured in the incident.
The incident took spot in Bihar’s Katihar district in Barari when functions were being underway at the reinforced cement concrete (RCC) bridge. The hurt labourers had been immediately referred to the Purnia authorities professional medical college or university and hospital for remedy.
Bihar | Numerous labourers got injured soon after an under-development bridge collapsed in Katihar’s Barari yesterday
It is really a unfortunate incident. We laid the basis stone for it 5-6 months back. It will be probed and all those located dependable will not be spared: JDU Barari MLA, Vijay Singh pic.twitter.com/WE18yKysTn
— ANI (@ANI) July 31, 2022
Next the tragic incident, JDU Bararai MLA, Vijay Singh spoke to ANI and confident the incident will be investigated completely and that the people dependable will be punished accordingly. Calling it a “sad incident”, Singh more claimed that the basis stone for the bridge was laid all-around 5-6 months again.
Reacting to the exact same, former RJD MLA, Niraj Yadav alleged carelessness by the worried division in the perform and further claimed that two kid labourers are also caught right after the incident.
“Negligence is remaining completed in the do the job due to the collusion of the sensor and the departmental officers. There are two youngster labourers also caught after the incident, which the administration is not disclosing,” he explained.
The bridge which was getting initiated underneath the Centre’s Mukhyamantri Grameen Sampark Yojna was currently being made more than the Kosi river in close proximity to Nata Tola less than Dummar panchayat. It has been aimed to support the individuals living throughout the two blocks of Katihar Sameli and Barari obtain right connectivity.
Incidents of beneath-design bridges collapsing in Bihar
Notably, 3 incidents of bridges collapsing have been described in Bihar in the earlier couple of months increasing questioning above the excellent of get the job done and also the materials being employed for development. Previously, beneath-development bridges in the Kishanganj, Saharsa, and Bhagalpur districts collapsed proper in advance of their inauguration.
Between them, the recent a person took in the Bhagalpur district when a part of an less than-design bridge collapsed owing to a thunderstorm in the area. The bridge which was really worth Rs 1,710 crore went down as it could not face up to the storm. Talking around the exact, Sultanganj JDU MLA Lalit Narayan Mandal experienced claimed that the incident was due to the use of degraded high quality material.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also requested an investigation into the issue.