New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday reached the spot of the Mundka fire tragedy. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Kejriwal said that the Delhi government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident. A compensation of Rs 10 lakh will be given to the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the injured. Kejriwal said a help desk has also been set up, and family members are being contacted.
Earlier, as soon as the news of the Delhi Fire was received yesterday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had tweeted that he was shocked and hurt to know about this tragic incident. I am in constant touch with senior officers. Our brave firemen are trying their best to control the fire and save lives. God bless everyone.
Earlier on Friday, Prime Minister Modi had also announced compensation for the victims. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Deeply saddened by the loss of lives in the Delhi fire incident. My condolences to the bereaved families. I wish the injured a speedy recovery. He said the PM's National Relief Fund will provide two lakh rupees each to the next of kin of those who lost their lives and 50,000 rupees each to those injured. At the same time, the fire department official said that in the morning we have found some more remains, it seems that there are bodies of 2-3 people. The death toll could reach 30.