CM announces ex-gratia for Akho Wangsa’s family

ITANAGAR, May 16: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has announced ex-gratia relief to the next of kin of Akho Wangsa, a casual worker of the Power department, who died due to electrocution at Borduria village on Tuesday.
Extending condolences to the bereaved family members, the chief minister assured ex-gratia relief as per the laid down norms.
The deceased, along with three others were installing new electric posts when they met with the accident. Those who sustained severe injuries are being treated at the Assam Medical College in Dibrugarh and are said to be in critical condition.
The chief minister also wished speedy recovery of the injured.
Meanwhile, Pema cautioned officials and workers engaged in maintenance and construction of high voltage power lines to maintain extreme caution so that such unfortunate incidents do not reoccur.