‘Those that do such work are committing CRIME…’: Mamata Banerjee makes SIGNIFICANT comment on Morbi incident | India News

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is anticipated to fulfill her Tamil Nadu counterpart, M Ok Stalin on November 2 throughout her go to to Chennai. They can talk about their respective methods for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. During the go to, Banerjee commented on the Morbi bridge collapse. A suspension bridge collapsed on Sunday (October 30) in Gujarat which has now turn into a mega challenge. She referred to as for an intensive inspection of all outdated cable bridges in her state, to keep away from any future mishap like Morbi. Banerjee throughout the go to commented on those that should not establishing such bridges and enjoying with the lives of individuals are committing crimes, as per Mamata Banerjee. She additional added that the state authorities shouldn’t be correctly serving to individuals as a result of they’re busy with Gujarat elections. 

Harsendu Panchal, the Public Prosecutor on this metropolis, made some startling revelations within the Morbi bridge collapse case on Wednesday. He acknowledged, citing the FSL’s preliminary report, that the contractor didn’t change the cables, that rusted ropes had been solely painted, and that the flooring was modified. Panchal offered an in depth report of the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in a sealed cowl to the First Class Judicial Magistrate right here on Tuesday late night. Mamata Banerjee additionally needs the federal government to make a judiciary committee on the Morbi bridge collapse. 

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All in regards to the Morbi Bridge collapse

On Sunday (October 30) the Morbi bridge collapsed above the Machchhu River, killing over 130 individuals. People had been seen falling into the river in disturbing movies and pictures. When the bridge collapsed over 500 individuals drowned within the Machchhu River. Residents and authorities officers started rescue efforts instantly. The Morbi bridge is a well-liked native picnic spot that attracts massive crowds on weekends and different holidays.

That space has no electrical energy connection – an element that made the rescue operations additional troublesome. Local MLA Lalit mentioned that the overbridge was inaugurated simply 6 months in the past as a result of elections. He alleged that the work was finished in excessive haste and correct checks weren’t made. 

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Lawyers refuse to struggle Morbi Bridge Collapse case

Lawyers in Gujarat’s Morbi staged a protest march, expressing their refusal to struggle the case for all 9 accused within the Morbi bridge collapse case, by which 135 individuals had been killed on October 30. Two of the 9 accused are members of the Oreva group (a Gujarat-based electrical equipment producer), which is being investigated for allegedly opening the Morbi suspension bridge with out informing the native municipality on Gujarati New Year’s Day.

The Oreva group was awarded the contract to keep up the century-old suspension bridge. Four of the accused within the case have been positioned in police custody till Saturday, whereas the opposite 5 have been positioned in judicial custody. Two of the 4 individuals in police custody are Oreva firm managers, and the opposite two are fabrication work contractors. Morbi’s attorneys have refused to struggle the case on behalf of all 9 defendants.

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Morbi bridge collapse – ‘Act of God’ as per the accused

According to reviews, one of many defence attorneys argued that this was an act of God, and thus the arrest of the accused was unlawful. “The accused contained in the Court framed the mishap as an `Act of God, however as per the FIR registered within the case it’s a case of `prison negligence and never an `Act of God,” Dilip, Ex-President, Morbi Bar Association mentioned. “The Morbi Bar Association will even take a rally to the incident spot, the place the bridge collapsed, and pays tribute to the deceased of the Morbi mishap,” mentioned Jeetu Jadeja head of Morbi Bar Association. The suspension bridge above the Machchhu River within the Morbi district collapsed on October 30.