Punjab Revenue Minister, Bikram Singh Majithia today visited Sri Guru Ramdas Charitable Hospital, Vallah here to enquire about the health of those who were injured in tragic road mishap occurred yesterday on Amritsar -Mehta road near village Dhapayian.Describing the incident ‘very unfortunate’, Mr. Majithia said that visited emergency ward to interact with the patients and their attendants and assured them all necessary assistance from the government. Mr. Majithia informed that Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal has announced Rs. 2 lakh ex-gratia grant for the next of kin of 11 persons killed in the mishap. He said that Punjab CM and Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal have also expressed deep grief over this tragic incident in which 11 casualties were reported whereas 11 injured. The Minister also asked Senior Superintendent of Police Mr. Jasdeep Singh to initiate strict action against the erring driver of bus.The Minister also met the attendants of injured and informed that treatment to injured persons will be provided free and instructions in this regard have been issued.
Mr. Majithia directed the Deputy Commissioner Mr Ravi Bhagat, who was accompanying him, and other authorities concerned for providing specialized diagnostic and treatment facilities to the patients.Doctors looking after the patients apprised Mr. Majithia that all required facilities were being provided to the injured on priority and all 11 patients under treatment were stable now.The all injured namely Daljit Kaur w/o Jarnail Singh of village Sidhwan, Jagir Singh S/o. Kartar Singh of village Kotla, Amandeep Kaur w/o Kulwant Singh village Kotla, Jashanpreet Singh s/o Dilbagh Singh, Nishan Singh s/o Bara Ram village Sarhala, Parkash Kaur w/o Jagir Singh village Kotla Dhole Shah, Amrik Kaur w/o Beer Singh village Kotla, Kanwaljit Kaur D/o Balwinder Singh village Sidhwan, Rajwinder Kaur w/o Dilbagh Singh of village Kotla and Sonia were stable now.