Patna: RJD leader Lalu Prasad and his LJP
counterpart Ramvilas Paswan today demanded a high-level
inquiry into the collapse of the four-storeyed building in New
"It is shocking ... the Delhi government should institute
a high-level inquiry into the collapse", Prasad and Paswan
told reporters before leaving for campaigning.
They also demanded an ex-gratia payment of Rs 20 lakh to
bereaved families of each of the deceased and free treatment
and compensation for the injured.
Prasad also demanded that a case of murder be registered
against the builder.
The building collapse in East Delhi had claimed 67 lives
and left 129 injured.