Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): After 36 people died, 19 injured in the Indore's Beleshwar Temple mishap, Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached the accident site and hospital to meet the victims on Friday morning.
Enraged after losing their loved ones, the family members blamed govt for not sending NDRF and military on time. "Had NDRF and Army were called, so many lives would be saved," the family members questioned CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Home Minister Narottam Mishra.
The family members of the deceased Jaya Ben Patel and Sharda Patel alleged that police and SDRF were not well equipped for the same. "It was only when National Disaster Response Force arrived at around 3 pm, the operation gained momentum," they said.
Surrounded by angry crowd, the CM ordered a probe in the accident. He has instructed officials to identify such stepwells with illegal construction.
The CM reiterated that those found guilty for such illegal construction will be severely punished.
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