Sikkim GJM mourns Bijanbari deaths

Last Updated: Monday, October 24, 2011 - 15:36

Gangtok: Sikkim unit of Gorkha Janmukti
Morcha’s has condoled the death of 34 people in the bridge
collapse at Bijanbari in Darjeeling, a party release said
on Monday.

The meeting held yesterday observed two minutes
silence to mourn the deaths and extended condolences to the
bereaved families.

The meeting was chaired by the president of GJM`s
Sikkim unit, Bhawani Pradhan.

The old wooden footbridge over River Little Rangit at
Bijanbari was weakened by the September 18 earthquake and gave
way under crowd pressure during a GJM meeting on Saturday.

PTI



First Published: Monday, October 24, 2011 - 15:36

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