New Delhi [India], June 4 (ANI): Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday stated that the Prime Minister ought to instantly search resignation of Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw for the tragic practice accident in Odisha’s Balasore wherein 275 folks died and 1000 folks had been injured.
The Congress chief stepped up the assault on the Central authorities stating that until now “no accountability even after 270+ deaths”.
“No accountability even after 270+ deaths! The Modi authorities can’t run away from taking accountability for such a painful accident. The Prime Minister ought to instantly search the resignation of the Railway Minister!” Rahul Gandhi stated in a tweet.
In the meantime, Senior Congress chief and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh additionally demanded Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw’s resignation within the wake of the triple practice tragedy in Odisha.
Digvijay Singh expressed grief over the tragedy that befell on Friday night and concerned Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Specific, Coromandel Specific and a items practice on three separate tracks at Bahanaga Bazar Station within the Balasore district of Odisha.
“When Railways Minister repeatedly says that our system is fool-proof and any extreme accident can’t occur then how this occurred… He (Ashwini Vaishnaw) is an ex-IAS officer of Odisha cadre, the place this tragedy has taken place. There may be an instance the place in such a practice accident, Lal Bahadur Shastri had resigned from his put up,” stated Digvijaya Singh advised reporters on Saturday.
“We don’t anticipate this from PM Modi’s cupboard, but when he (Ashwini Vaishnaw) has a bit little bit of disgrace, he ought to resign,” the Congress chief stated.
On Saturday, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday hit out at Union Railways Minister saying that “he ought to tender his resignation”.
“All the nation is saddened by the incident. Have they got morality or not…BJP which speaks about morality then he ought to resign,” Baghel stated.
With out taking anybody’s title, he stated, “The Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) all the time speaks about accountability, due to this fact he [referring to the Railway minister] ought to tender his resignation after this main practice accident.”
He additional added that the railway minister had claimed that Railways have adopted a contemporary method in line with which if one other practice comes on the monitor that it will get stopped earlier than 400 metres.
“However three trains collided right here [in Odisha], in his state,” he remarked.
“Our Railway Minister comes from Odisha and if such a giant incident befell in his state then positively it’s his accountability and it could be seen whether or not he’ll fulfil his accountability or not,” Baghel stated.
Expressing anguish over the incident, Baghel condoled the lack of lives within the crash and wished for the early restoration of the injured. (ANI)
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