Expressing condolences over the Dhupguri accident, the Prime Minister also announced financial assistance to the families of the victims.

Bangla Hunt Desk: On the way back from the Bauvat ceremony, a tragic accident took place near Dhupguri Jaldhaka Bridge. At least 14 people were killed in a head-on collision between a Tata Magic and a Maruti van. Dhupguri MLA Mitali Roy, police and fire department reached there after receiving the news of the incident.

Upon hearing the news, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stood by the families of the victims. He stood by the families of the victims and announced financial assistance. Besides, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also expressed her condolences.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased on the Twitter account of the Prime Minister's Office. He assured to stand by their side and wished speedy recovery to the injured. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the dead and Rs 50,000 to the injured.

State Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed grief over the incident. He tweeted, ‘Saddened at the loss of lives because of a bus accident in Dhupguri. Condolences to the bereaved families. I pray for a speedy recovery of those injured The bus accident in Dhupguri is very sad. My condolences to the families of the deceased. I wish the injured a speedy recovery. ”