Statement by Shri M. Hamid Ansari, Honourable Vice President of India expressing grief over loss of lives in the train accident in Andhra Pradesh.

New Delhi
January 22, 2017

I am deeply grieved and shocked at the tragic loss of life and injuries to passengers resulting from the accident of the  Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express.

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 the injured passengers.