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Sonia meets Farmers, Rail Mishap Victims in Rae Bareli

Rae Bareli, March 28: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met the farmers and victims of the rail mishap in Rae Bareli. She assured them to raise the issue with the Centre and will demand for the appropriate compensation.

During a visit to Rae Bareli, her Lok Sabha constituency, Mrs Gandhi met the farmers, who are bearing huge crop loss due to unseasonal rain and hailstorm in the area. She said that she will take up the issue with the Narendra Modi-led government to provide assistance and compensation.

She also met the kins of the passengers, who were victim of the Janata Express rail derailment in Rae Bareli. She said that the victims have received some amount from the government and she will talk to the government so that the rest will be given to them soon.

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