Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on June 03, 2023 visited the train accident site in Balasore, Odisha and reviewed the rescue and operation work. Union Railways Minister Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw and Union Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan accompanied PM Shri Narendra Modi.
The Prime Minister interacted with the Railways officials and was briefed about the incident by them. The Prime Minister also met the injured passengers in the hospital.
Distressed by the train accident in Odisha: PM Modi
In a twitter message Shri Narendra Modi said, “Distressed by the train accident in Odisha. In this hour of grief, my thoughts are with the bereaved families. May the injured recover soon. Spoke to Railway Minister @AshwiniVaishnaw and took stock of the situation. Rescue ops are underway at the site of the mishap and all possible assistance is being given to those affected.
He said, “Took stock of the situation at the site of the tragedy in Odisha. Words can’t capture my deep sorrow. We stand committed to providing all possible assistance to those affected. I laud all those working round the clock, on the ground and helping out in relief work”.
Deeply saddened by this heart-breaking incident: JP Nadda
In his message BJP National President Shri JP Nadda said, “The horrific train accident that took place in Balasore, Odisha is extremely sad and heart-wrenching. I am deeply saddened by this heart-breaking incident.
In view of this gruesome train accident, the Bharatiya Janata Party has postponed all its programs to be held across the country along with the programs to be held on the occasion of the completion of 9 years of the Central Government.
I pray to Almighty God to give strength to the bereaved families to bear this unbearable pain. May God give place to the departed souls at his feet. Om Shanti”.