He also announced Rs 50,000 from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund for those seriously injured.
My prayers & solidarity with those who lost their loved ones in the unfortunate bus accident in Uttarkashi. May the injured recover soon: PM
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Ex gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs from PMNRF for the next of kin of those killed in the accident in Uttarkashi has been announced by PM.
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PM @narendramodi has also announced Rs. 50,000 for those seriously injured in the bus accident in Uttarkashi.
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At least 21 persons were killed and eight others injured when the bus carrying pilgrims from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, plunged into a deep gorge late on Tuesday.
The accident took place near Nalupani when they were returning from the Gangotri shrine.