An less than-development bridge over the Ganga river collapsed in Bihar‘s Bhagalpur district on Sunday, prompting the point out govt to direct the making building division to initiate an enquiry into the incident, an official said.No casualties had been documented so far in the collapse of the Aguwani -Sultanganj bridge that connects Bhagalpur with Khagaria district, he claimed.
“The incident occurred when four-5 pillars of the Aguwani-Sultanganj less than-building bridge collapsed into the Ganga river,” the official explained.Talking to PTI, Bhagalpur District Magistrate Subrat Kumar Sen claimed, “Yes, I have been given the data that 4-5 pillars of the Aguwani-Sultanganj under-development bridge collapsed. The administration is in touch with officers of the division anxious.”
Bihar Main Minister Nitish Kumar directed the constructing building department’s more chief secretary Pratyaya Amrit to constitute an enquiry committee to examine the issue and get demanding action from the erring officials.State BJP president Samrat Choudhary reported the incident exhibits that “corruption is rampant” underneath the rule of the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar authorities.”Sub-conventional materials were utilized for the construction of the bridge. The CM is minimum bothered about the growth of Bihar…he is busy on his tour. He should resign from his write-up immediately after this incident.”
Notably, one labourer died and yet another was wounded after a portion of an below-building bridge collapsed in Nalanda district in November previous year.