Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed shock over the Kandukur stampede in which eight persons died and some others injured.
The Chief Minister, who is in New Delhi on an official visit on Thursday expressed his condolences to the bereaved families and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each to the injured.
He instructed the officials to extend necessary support to the victims’ families.
AP Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan expressed anguish and profound grief over the death of 8 people, including 2 women and injuries sustained by several others, in a stampede in Kandukur town of Nellore district on Wednesday night.
Harichandan instructed the officials to provide better medical care to the injured persons and offered his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members.
It may be mentioned here that eight persons died and several others injured when a stampede took place during former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s road show.