Rahul Gandhi visits NTPC plant, demands investigation in boiler explosion

WION Web Team
Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, IndiaUpdated: Nov 02, 2017, 09:51 AM IST

Raebareli has been Congress constituency for a very long time. Photograph:(ANI)

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi visited the NTPC plant in Rae Bareli today after a boiler had exploded in the plant yesterday killing 26 people and leaving several injured. 

Rahul met Union power minister RK Singh at the spot. 

The Congress vice-president expressed his condolences over the deaths and tweeted that he was very upset on seeing the plight of the victims. 

He hoped for better compensation and a government job for kins of the deceased.


Rahul claimed the explosion occurred due to "irresponsibility", he also demanded an investigation into the matter.

He also said the people responsible for this should be strictly punished.


Rae Bareli has been a Congress constituency for a very long time. 

(With inputs from ANI)