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NTPC Unchahar explosion: Centre approves ex-gratia of Rs 2 Lakhs and Rs 50,000 to sufferers

NTPC Unchahar explosion: Centre approves ex-gratia of Rs 2 Lakhs and Rs 50,000 to sufferers
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Centre has approved ex-gratia for the sufferers of NTPC Unchahar explosion accident which killed around 26 people and injured 100 people. The countings of dead people have kept on changing after the search operation as now its reached up to 26. This horrific incident has led to a severe impact on the family of the people who lost lives. In this accident of Rae Bareli, the centre approves ex-gratia of Rs 2 Lakhs to the people who have lost their lives and Rs. 50,000 each for those injured due to the accident. Yesterday, NTPC power plan boiler explode out that killed nearly 22 people.

However, the rescue operation on the accidental area is still going on. Also, the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has also visited the constituency of his mother Sonia Gandhi to express sorrows for the accident. Rahul Gandhi grieved outside the accident area and also visit the postmortem house where the dead bodies of the sufferers kept. He also visits the injured people.

As per the reports, NTPC workers are protesting and shouting at the NTPC accidental area. It is the horrific accident that took place after the NTPC plant boiler in Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh burst out. The plant in Unchahar in almost 30 years old says reports but the boiler pipe which burst out is the 500 MW power generating unit that started operating in March.

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Pallavi Parmar

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