Bus accident:MP govt cancels event to be attended by Amit Shah

The Madhya Pradesh government hascancelled the grih pravesh or house-warming ceremony to beattended virtually by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in view ofthe Tuesdays Sidhi bus accident in which many passengers arefeared drowned.

The cancellation of the event, which was scheduled tostart at 11 am at Minto Hall here, was announced by ChiefMinister Shivraj Singh Chouhan after he reached the venue.

Amit Shah was scheduled to take part via videoconferencing in this programme for the beneficiaries of overone lakh houses constructed in Madhya Pradesh under thePradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).

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Many passengers are feared drowned after a bus felloff a bridge into a canal near Patna village in Sidhi districton Tuesday morning, police and eye witnesses said.

As per preliminary information, at least 50 passengerswere travelling in the ill-fated bus at the time of theaccident.


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