Shimla: A day after the Kullu bus twist of fate that left forty-four dead and 34 injured, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur stated the state authorities would provoke steps to save you such incidents and take stern movement against the bus proprietors located guilty of overloading. Talking to media individuals during his visit to Kullu Friday, the CM stated the Kullu extra district magistrate (ADM) had been informed to conduct a magisterial inquiry into the incident.
Thakur also enquired approximately the situation of the injured at the Kully local sanatorium. He turned into accompanied through Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur and Banjar MLA Surinder Shauri. Meanwhile, former country Congress president Sukhwinder Sukhu criticized the government for failing to take adequate measures even after the Nurpur bus accident in April, closing 12 months that resulted in the demise of 30 people, inclusive of 27 schoolchildren.
In a press announcement issued here on Friday, Sukhu said the kingdom government must enact a stringent law to save you such avenue accidents. Stern movement has to be taken in opposition to those located violating street safety policies, he added. ASP Rajkumar Chandel told PTI that 44 humans, including the bus motive force, conductor, and a traveler, have been killed and 34 others injured Thursday. In contrast, the overloaded private bus fell into a drain in Banjar tehsil of Kullu district.
Eleven critically injured passengers had been shifted to the PGI, Chandigarh, he delivered. Earlier, a -minute silence was observed inside the memory of these killed inside the coincidence throughout a nation-level function on the Ridge in Shimla on International Day of Yoga.
Bengaluru: A day after meeting with the fifteenth Finance Commission in Bengaluru, Karnataka Rural Development Minister Krishna Byre Gowda raised his problem that there was no representative of the southern states 5-member panel.
“It’s unlucky that Central Government couldn’t discover one succesful individual from South India to serve inside the 5 member 15th Finance Commission. In beyond, many participants from the South have achieved illustrious provider to the Nation,” he wrote on Twitter on Wednesday.
In a series of tweets, he, in addition, wrote that unjust remedy turned into meted out to Karnataka in phrases of valuable allocations for the duration of 2015-20 to address droughts and floods. He stated that he had appealed to the panel chief to correct these injustices and sought truthful recommendations.
Gowda changed into the Karnataka consultant on the southern states’ conclave held in Thiruvananthapuram in April 2018. The conclave discussed the numerous concerns of the states regarding the phrases of reference, especially the usage of the 2011 population records with the aid of the Finance Commission because of the base for disbursal of finances to states.
“Karnataka has been raising these issues when you consider that 2017. The same issues had been raised with Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and a few other states. The commission has given us a fair listening to. We are hoping it will make a honest allocation, deliberating the wishes of modern states. The way the Central authorities have long passed approximately this process makes us fearful. We desire the fee will triumph over the errors of the Centre and be just,” Gowda informed News18.
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in Tamil Nadu and its chief MK Stalin had also raised similar concerns. Party spokesperson Manu Sundaram stated the absence of a member from the south might “exacerbate the prejudice this is present towards the southern states.”
“It isn’t always totally a coincidence that the southern states were main the war against the faulty and distinctly prejudicial terms of reference which are gift within the 15th Finance Commission, especially the use of 2011 Census information and different such references, which includes connection with populous schemes. As such, the tone and tenor of the prevailing fee are going against the essential standards of federalism,” stated Sundaram.
However, Finance Minister of Kerala Thomas Isaac said, “I do now not want to have a parochial view that the north cannot understand the south. But it is a truth that there is no representation. I could have been tons happier if there was one, but that isn’t always the only problem. More vital are concerns which might also be shared by using many different states inside us of a. One has to wait to peer what selections are being taken. I desire they do atone for the losses that the southern will go through, as has been conveyed earlier,” stated Isaac.