Vice President deeply distressed by the accident in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh.

New Delhi
January 19, 2017

I am deeply distressed to learn of the accident in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh earlier today that has led to loss of life and injuries, including to a number of school children.

I convey my heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved families and pray to the Almighty to give them strength and fortitude to withstand this immense loss. I also wish speedy recovery to all the injured.