BJP expresses grief over Assam boat tragedy
New Delhi: BJP chief Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday expressed grief over the death of more than 100 people in Assam where a boat capsized in the Brahmaputra river.
"BJP expresses deep regret over the most unfortunate tragedy involving the capsizing of a packed steamer in river Brahmaputra, near Dhubri in Assam. We share the sorrow of the families who have lost their dear ones. We also extend all our support to the administration engaged in relief and rehabilitation to the people who are the victims of this mishap," Gadkari said in a statement.
The accident took place yesterday.
"BJP also urges the government to use all modern technologies and speed up the work of locating those who are still missing and try to save their lives. I personally appeal to the BJP workers and supporters to rush to the help of the affected people in every possible way," Gadkari said.
"We also pray to the almighty for the speedy recovery of those who have suffered injuries and peace to the souls departed," he added.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Jamaat-e-Islami chief announces Rs 100 cr reward for PM Modi's arrest
- Zee Media exclusive interview with victim of Uber molestation
- Maggi samples found unsafe: Delhi government
- DNA: Analysis of Vijay Mallya's 'fund transfer formula'
- IMD forecasts 'deficient' Monsoon, drought-like conditions expected
- Was asked to call Sunanda Pushkar’s death `natural`: AIIMS doctor
- Maggi row: Delhi registers case against Nestle, Kerala withdraws stock from govt stores
- Rahul Gandhi hails BR Ambedkar, takes potshot at Modi-led NDA govt over IIT Madras row
- From being the ‘Dabangg’ girl to ‘Akira’ - Sonakshi Sinha’s journey so far
- China ship carrying 458 on board sinks in Yangtze River: Five dead, hundreds missing