Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday removed UP State Bridge Corporation Managing Director Rajan Mittal in the wake of the Varanasi flyover collapse earlier this week.
"We think the lock of the bearing underneath the beam broke due to the recent thunderstorms that struck in the region, which led to the accident. The traffic should have been diverted away from the construction site. We should all learn from this inc
At least 15 people were killed and 11 critically injured when a huge slab of a flyover under-construction in Varanasi collapsed on vehicles.
Varanasi tragedy has posed a big question mark on the standard of works carried out by the UP Bridge Corporation in the recent past.
"We are waiting for the findings that will come in investigation. I don't want to comment on anything right now. All compensation will be given to victims soon. The death toll is 15 and people injured are 11." Mishra said.
"I can't say anything at this moment. Until we complete the investigation, talk to everyone concerned and check all the records, it won't be right to say anything," Raj Pratap Singh, a member of the committee constituted by the government to probe th