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HT Correspondent

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NAGAON, March 17: Following the sudden collapse of a newly erected concrete bridge over Kapili river near Kampur town on Thursday afternoon, a slew of local organisations including Bir Lachit Sena, Kampur Anchalik Yuvak Somaj, Krishak Mukti Sangram Somitee, Praktan Chatra Samannyak Somitee on Friday went on a rampage and staged a strong protest against public works department as well as the concerned authority of the construction company.

Hundreds of the protesters from those local organisations participated in the stir and also shouted various slogans against the construction agency as well as the officials of the concerned department. During the stir, the agitators strongly criticized the local Barhampur MLA and the officials of the department concerned and alleged that it was happened due to acute negligence of the proprietor of UC Construction Private Ltd.

Besides, the protesters also demanded immediate arrest of the proprietor of UC Construction Private Ltd UC Nahata and the executive engineer, PWD Nagaon, Barhampur and Rupahi road division. The agitators also demanded blacklisting of the construction company without any delay as it was happened because of acute negligence of the contractor concerned as well as the officials of the department concerned, sources added further.

It is pertinent to mention here that over three workers being engaged in construction of a PWD concrete bridge over Kapili river near Kampur town by UC Construction Private Ltd were seriously injured on Thursday afternoon when the half done south portion of the concrete bridge fell down, sources said.

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Meanwhile some locals rushed to the spot and immediately rescued three workers from the site. All these three rescued workers were immediately admitted in Nagaon BP Civil Hospital since after the incident and they were undergoing treatment still in the hospital.

It was feared that there might be more workers who were also working along with those three at the time, sources said.

 

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