Dipak Burman, State Basic Secretary and MLA, mentioned, “It’s a man-made bloodbath. Had the course of the river not modified with boulders by the administration and had there been correct precautions by the state authorities, this accident may have been averted.”
The BJP group visited the Mal river after which went to the home of the victims, whose relations died throughout the flash flood on Vijaya Dasami throughout Durga idol immersion. The BJP group additionally went to the hospital the place injured individuals had been admitted and spoke to them.
Santu Saha, deceased Urmi Saha’s uncle, mentioned, “Had the administration not modified the course of the river, this mishap may very well be prevented.” Urmi was a Class-VII pupil who died throughout the flash flood alongside together with her aunt.
Manoj Tigga, MLA and BJP chief whip within the state meeting, pointed fingers on the lack of preparedness and claimed that there have been no life jackets, boats or different tools to assist the victims, which led to dying of so many individuals on the day of immersion.
The BJP group additionally visited the police station and gave a deputation, An FIR has been filed by a member of the family of the sufferer, in opposition to state administration for negligence.
Reacting sharply to the BJP’s go to, Kunal Ghosh mentioned, “If there may be any administrative shortcoming, it is going to be seemed into by the Nabanna state secretariat. BJP is enjoying politics on the problem.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had introduced ex-gratia of round Rs 2 lakh every to the kin of the deceased on Thursday whilst at the least eight folks died, 13 had been handled within the authorities hospital as a consequence of flash floods in Mal river throughout Durga idol immersion on Wednesday night time in Jalpaiguri district’s Malbazar. A number of thousand folks had assembled close to the river on the event of immersion and a good.