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Bihar Bridge Collapsed: 5 bridges collapsed in Siwan in 1 day, matter reached Supreme Court |

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Bridge collapsed in Siwan

Patna: One after the other many bridges are collapsing in Bihar. At the moment on Wednesday (04 July) 5 bridges collapsed in a single day in two districts of the state, Siwan and Chapra. It appears that evidently the season of bridge collapse is occurring. In view of those incidents of steady collapse of bridges, a PIL has been filed within the Supreme Courtroom. Advocate Brajesh Singh has filed a writ petition within the Supreme Courtroom and has pleaded to order a structural audit of the present authorities building of small and massive bridges within the state and people constructed in recent times. Other than this, a plea has additionally been made to order the preparation of a coverage and a information line for its implementation to make sure a correct system for actual time monitoring of presidency building together with bridges.

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Point out of collapse and washing away of 12 bridges

The petition mentions the incidents of collapse and washing away of two massive bridges and lots of small and medium bridges below building or instantly after building within the final two years. The petition states that Bihar is a flood-affected state, right here 68,800 sq. kilometers i.e. 73.6 p.c of the land space is affected by extreme floods. The petition cites the incidents of collapse and washing away of 12 bridges within the final two years. Together with this, a complete of 6 events have been made within the petition together with Bihar Authorities, Union Ministry of Street Transport and Highways, Freeway Authority of India, Ministry of Street Building and Transport, Bridge Building Company.

Two bridges collapsed in Saran district yesterday

Allow us to inform you {that a} comparable incident occurred in Saran district yesterday. Right here as we speak two bridges collapsed in a single day. Each the bridges have been in the identical space at a distance of barely 1 kilometer from one another. The primary bridge was positioned on the Gandak river close to Dhodh Nath temple in Janta Bazar police station space, which couldn’t face up to the sturdy move of water. A pillar of the bridge was washed away within the sturdy present of the river. This bridge was constructed in 2004 on the advice of the then MLA Dhumal Singh.

The opposite bridge was positioned barely 1 kilometer away from this bridge. This bridge was additionally on the Gandak river. In line with the villagers, this bridge was constructed through the British rule. Its age is alleged to be greater than 100 years. This bridge too couldn’t face up to the sturdy present within the river because of the first heavy rain of the monsoon and acquired submerged within the river. As a consequence of its collapse, the folks residing on each side of the bridge have fully misplaced contact with the villages.

What did Deputy CM Vijay Sinha say?

Bihar Deputy CM Vijay Sinha mentioned that there was good rainfall. The bridge that has collapsed is from 1982. At the moment there was a Congress authorities. Then there was an RJD authorities. The CM is keeping track of the instances of bridge collapse. The federal government is keeping track of the upkeep of all bridges. Motion will likely be taken towards whoever is discovered responsible.

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