Karnataka Blast: PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Chikkaballapur
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, 'I am saddened by the deaths due to the accident in Chikkaballapur. Consoling the afflicted families.
New Delhi: Several senior officials including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and Mines and Geology Minister Murugesh Nirani on Tuesday on the deaths due to the explosion in Hirenagavalli in Chikkaballapur, Karnataka, has expressed sorrow and ordered action against the culprits. '
PM Modi tweets:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, 'I am saddened by the deaths due to the accident in Chikkaballapur. Consoling the afflicted families. I wish the injured get well soon. ' Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai inspected the accident site.
Blast in Karnataka:
The Minister of Mines and Geology said, 'After the Shivamoga blast, such an accident is unfortunate. The government will do investigation of the matter. Also, will take action against the accused in the case. Chikkaballapur District Collector Dr K Sudhakar inspected the site.
He said, 'Totally shocked after this incident. It was happening illegally. Govt will take Strong action on this. State Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa said, "6 people died near Hirenagavalli village which is astonishing. The District Magistrate has ordered senior officials to investigate the matter and take strict action against the culprits".
In Hirenagavali of Chikkaballapur district, an explosion of gelatin sticks occurred. Minister of State Sudhakar said that these sticks were happening illegally. Strong action will be taken on this.
Last month, 6 people killed in an explosion during illegal mining in the state's Shivamogga, following which Chief Minister Yeddyurappa has directed the Deputy Commissioners of the state to immediately stop illegal mining activities.