Yogi announces financial support for injured in Rajya Rani Express accident

Photo of the UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

Uttar Pradesh: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has officially announced financial support of Rs 50,000 each to those who are suffering from major injuries and Rs 25, 000 each to those who are suffering from minor injuries in the Rajya Rani Express rail accident in Rampur.

Terming the derailment as saddening he has directed officials to ensure prompt and adequate treatment for those injured in the accident.

The Chief Minister has also asked Minister of State for Irrigation Baldev Singh Aulakh to reach the accident site and oversee rescue and relief operations.

More than three dozen people were injured in the accident involving the Rajya Rani Express train in which eight coaches derailed.

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