Rail mishap: Mamata announces compensation

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 09:39

New Delhi: Railway Minister Mamata
Banerjee on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh for the
next of the kin of those killed in the train mishap near
Mathura.

The seriously injured passengers would receive Rs one
lakh while those with minor injuries will get Rs 10,000, she
said.

Five persons were killed and around 20 injured when
the Delhi-bound Goa Samparkranti Express rammed into the
stationary Mewar Express near Mathura.

In Mathura, UP Agriculture Minister Laxminarain
Choudhry announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh for the next of
the kin of the deceased besides a job.

Bureau Report



First Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 09:39

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