Madhya Pradesh Mishap: 39 killed in bus accident; PM announces ex-gratia to kin of deceased

The bus accident at Madhya Pradesh’s Sidhi district has succumbed to 39 people. The accident, where a bus carrying 50 passengers submerged completely in a canal, took place on Tuesday morning. Search and rescue operations were carried out immediately. , Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid condolences to the families. PM Modi stated ‘The bus accident in MP's Sidhi is horrific. Condolences to the bereaved families. The local administration is actively involved in rescue and relief work’. He also announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakhs for the kin of those who have lost their lives due to the bus accident.