Rabindranath Pramanick(witness): It was 4:30 in the evening. I just saw the
Majerhaat bridge collapse in front of my eyes. Like everyday, I was going to New
Alipore where my two girls study at Sarada Kanya Vidyapith. I go from below the
bridge to bring them from the school.
I am a resident of Maheshtala. I go to New Alipore from Aakra through train. Today,
Up Budge Budge Sealdah was at the Majerhaat station. Suddenly I heard a large
noise. Rushing out of the train, I saw the blue-white coloured bridge has
Apart from taking my girls to school, I have to walk below the bridge for other
works. It does not need mention that I was saved today. I am still alive.
The biggest flyover in the country is being constructed in front of my house at
Budge Budge trunk road. Everytime I will have the luck? I will keep it in my
I am on my way to my house with my children. Am stuck in the road. Train services
have been shut down. I am walking through the railwy tracks. I do not know when
will I reach.