Bhubaneswar: The pictures of the tragic train accident in Balasore, Odisha are heartbreaking. So far, more than 280 people have lost their lives in this accident. It is being told that if the workers of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) did not arrive on time, the number of deaths could have been much higher. According to the report, hundreds of Sangh workers had reached the spot and engaged in relief and rescue work even before the NDRF team arrived.
Be it the RSS, Bajrang Dal, or ABVP, all are working on the ground to provide relief, yet some still choose to abuse us. pic.twitter.com/Nmyk8zCVbe— Friends of RSS (@friendsofrss) June 4, 2023
A report says that sangh workers are engaged in helping the victims of the worst train accident in Balasore. As soon as the news of this accident was received, about 250 workers reached the spot. Amid the screams there, RSS workers immediately started taking the injured to the hospital for treatment. The NDRF team also reached the accident site after the relief and rescue work started by the Sangh workers. After this, RSS workers joined him in rescuing people.
On the one hand, some Sangh workers were helping the people trapped in the train and the injured. At the same time, some other workers reached the hospital to give blood to the injured. The doctors of the hospital were also stunned to see the crowd of youth of the Sangh who came to donate blood. In fact, along with sending information about the accident to the RSS WhatsApp group of Balasore, a request was also made to donate blood. After this, the workers reached the hospital. At the same time, many Bajrang Dal activists also reached the hospital for blood donation and helped every victim in every possible way, irrespective of caste and religion. Bajrang Dal activists also distributed food packets among the victims.
The accident took place near Mahanaga village in Balasore, Odisha's state publicity head Ravinnarayan Panda said. Many Sangh workers live in Mahanga Along with this, RSS workers are also active in the district. The accident took place at 6:50 pm. After getting information from WhatsApp messages, RSS workers reached the accident site by 7 'o'clock. After this, they opened the doors of the train and started evacuating the injured. Also, with the help of local people, the injured were taken to the hospital through tractors, bikes and cars.
Odisha Train Incident: Over 1000 RSS and ABVP karyakartas come forward to help survivors; join in rescue operations https://t.co/B8HMtSYGeA— Friends of RSS (@friendsofrss) June 3, 2023
Harendra, a local RSS worker, says that more than 1000 RSS workers have come forward to help the people. Those who donated blood at night had been arranging food and water for the injured and their kin since morning. Along with this, Sangh workers are helping in reuniting the injured with their families.