Morbi tragedy: Gujarat CM holds review meeting, inspects incident site

31 October, 2022 | Pragati Singh

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Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel convened a review meeting on Monday and took stock of the continuing rescue operation following the collapse of the suspension bridge over the Machchhu river ...

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel convened a review meeting on Monday and took stock of the continuing rescue operation following the collapse of the suspension bridge over the Machchhu river on Sunday.

According to the most recent estimates, at least 132 people were murdered, including women and children, and more than 100 are being treated for injuries sustained after a cable suspension bridge in Morbi town fell on Sunday, plummeting people into the Machchhu River. Later, he arrived at the Macchu River operation location to supervise the NDRF’s rescue activities. Harsh Sanghavi, the state Home Minister, accompanied him.

The CM acquired relevant information from the rescue team’s leader and informed the Chief Minister’s Office today.

The state chief minister’s office stated today that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Morbi in Gujarat on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Modi, who is now in Kevadia, stated that rescue activities were ongoing and that there will be no slack in rescue and relief efforts. “Since yesterday, the Gujarat government has been conducting relief and rescue activities. The Centre is also offering every assistance to the State Government “Prime Minister Modi stated.