Governor R.N.Ravi and Chief Minister M.K.Stalin
on Saturday condoled the death of nine passengers in a fire accident
in a train coach near Madurai Railway junction, even as the Tamil Nadu
government announced a solatium of Rs three lakh each to the families
of the deceased.
In a post on X, Mr Ravi said “anguished by the loss of precious lives in
a fire incident in a train coach near #Madurai.”
“My thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family members of the
deceased”, he said.
“Wish for the safety and speedy recovery of injured”, he added.
In a statement here, Mr Stalin said he was deeply saddened by the
tragic incident near Madurai Railway junction where nine precious
lives were lost in a train fire accident.
He expressed deep anguish and grief over the fire accident and
announced a solatium of Rs three lakh each to the families of the
“My heartfelt condolences go out to the families of the deceased.
To support the affected families, an ex-gratia of Rs 3 lakh will be
provided”, he said.
PMK Founder Dr.S.Ramadoss and leaders of various political parties,
including MDMK General Secretary, deposed AIADMK Coordinator
O.Panneerselvam also condoled the death of nine passengers in the
train fire incident.