Announces Divisional Commissioner inquiry into the mishap
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has expressed grief over the fire incident in a firecracker factory at Bathu in Haroli Sub Division of Una district today that left six dead and 14 injured.
Chief Minister directed the district administration to immediately provide relief and rehabilitation to affected persons and take stern action against the guilty as per law.
Jai Ram Thakur announced rupees four lakh each to the next kin of the deceased of this mishap and a special messenger has been sent for PGI Chandigarh to provide Rs. 15,000 each to 11 other seriously injured in the tragic incident. Similarly Rs. 5,000 each has been provided to three persons admitted in Una hospital.
Chief Minister also ordered Divisional Commissioner inquiry into the incident and asked to submit its report within a week. He said that an inquiry would also be conducted regarding renting out the land for this illegal cracker factory.
Jai Ram Thakur prayed the Almighty to give peace to the departed souls and strength to the bereaved families to bear the irreparable loss.
Vice Chairman HPSIDC Prof. Ram Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Una Raghav Sharma and other district officers have reached the incident site and supervised the relief and rescue operations.