Moga Bus Accident: 3 Congress workers killed on way to Navjot Singh Sidhu’s elevation ceremony

As many as three Congress workers, who were heading for Navjot Singh Sidhu's elevation ceremony, died in a bus accident in Punjab's Moga district, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said in a tweet on Friday.

By Rajan Nath - July 23, 2021 11:07 am

As many as three Congress workers, who were heading for Navjot Singh Sidhu's elevation ceremony, died in a bus accident in Punjab's Moga district, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said in a tweet on Friday.

The Congress workers were headed to newly-appointed Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu's elevation ceremony. Meanwhile, several others have been injured in the accident.

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"Saddened to learn of the bus accident in Moga district in which 3 Congress workers have reportedly died & many persons are injured. Have directed DC Moga to immediately provide full medical treatment to all the injured and to send a report to the Government," Captain Amarinder Singh tweeted.

He also directed the District Administration of Moga to immediately provide ex-gratia of Rs. 5 lakh to families of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 to seriously injured in today’s bus accident. Free treatment will be provided to all others who have sustained minor injuries.

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3 Congress workers killed in road accident in Punjab's Moga

The accident took place near Lohara village in Moga district when a state transport vehicle collided with a private mini-bus, the police said.

Bus carrying Congress workers for Navjot Sidhu's elevation ceremony meets with accident, several feared dead - India News

Moga's Senior Superintendent of Police, Harmanbir Singh Gill, said that those injured in the Moga bus accident have been rushed to a hospital.

Congress workers were in a minibus that was on its way from Zira to Chandigarh. They were going for the elevation ceremony of the newly-appointed Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu.

-PTC News

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