Vice President expresses condolences over Bihar boat tragedy

New Delhi
January 15, 2017

It is with profound grief that I have learnt of the loss of lives caused by the boat tragedy in Bihar. My thoughts are with the bereaved families.

I am informed that the Central and State Government agencies have been carrying out relief and rescue work.

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.