Memo submitted to PM Deuba demanding compensation to victim families

RAJBIRAJ: Leaders of Saptari district on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, saying the government failed to carry out effective treatment of those injured in Trishuli bus accident and compensation to the victims.

As many as 31 people were killed and 16 others were injured after a bus (Na 6 Kha 1467) heading towards Kathmandu from Rajbiraj plunged into the Trishuli River from the turning point at Bange in Ghatabesi at around 6:00 am on October 28.

Different organisations including Saptari Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sagarmatha Bus Entrepreneurs Association, Civil Society, Inter-Party Women Network and Federation of Nepali Journalists jointly submitted the memo to PM Deuba through Chief District Officer Bhagirath Pandey.

The memo asked the government to provide one million rupees each to the victim families and to keep the stone inscription having name and address of the victims at the incident site.


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