Govt to bear the treatment cost of the injured: CM Bommai
Yadagiri, March 19: The recent cylinder blast tragedy at Doranahalli village claimed the lives of 15 people and injured 10. The State government would bear the treatment cost of the injured, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
Speaking to media persons after distributing solatium of Rs 5 lakh each for the families of those who lost their lives, Bommai said, it is sad that 15 poor people lost their lives when they were rejoicing at an auspicious programme.
Apart from cash solatium the State government would provide all necessary help for these families. The district administration and the legislators have provided necessary help for the families. One of the injured who is in Solapur for treatment needs Rs4 lakh for treatment and the cheque for the amount would be presented on his return to Bengaluru, Bommai said.
Responding to the demand for a jobs for the family members of the dead, Bommai said every effort would be made to provide them jobs according to their qualification.
The Chief Minister also wanted the Indian Oil Corporation to help the victims on humanitarian grounds.”I will take up the issue with senior officials of IOC to get a higher solatium,” Bommai said.