Rahul Gandhi visits NTPC plant, demands investigation in boiler explosion

WION Web Team
Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, India Published: Nov 02, 2017, 09.41 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.

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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.

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

(With inputs from ANI)

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