8 Officials Responsible For Majerhat Bridge Tragedy: High Power Committee


Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee already said that the High power committee headed by Chief Secretary Malay Kumar De has recommended razing the bridge and constructing a new bridge.

Committee also said that five PWD engineers and three finance department officers are responsible for Majerhat bridge tragedy. All accused engineers are Assistant engineer(Alipore Zone) Executive Engineer, Chief Engineer ( South Zone) Superintend Engineer, Engineer In chief(PWD). The government will take action against the accussed after the investigation is over, said Nabanna sources.

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“He (the Chief Secretary) has pointed out two things. It was the responsibility of the PWD and their negligence is to be blamed. The metro construction work might have had an impact on the structure but it needs to be probed further,” the Chief Minister said.