CM Yogi expresses grief over Kanchanjungha Express rail mishap

CM Yogi Adityanath calls the incident tragic and heart-wrenching

Lucknow: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed his grief over the rail mishap involving Kanchanjungha
Express, which took place in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. The Chief Minister conveyed his
condolences to the bereaved families of those who lost their lives in the accident and described the
mishap as 'tragic and heart-wrenching'.

CM Yogi posted on his official X handle: "The loss of lives in the rail accident in Darjeeling, West
Bengal, is extremely sad and heart-wrenching. My condolences are with the bereaved families. I pray
to Lord Ram to grant the departed souls a place at His feet and to bless the injured with a swift

It is to be noted that a good train hit the 13174 Kanchanjungha Express, traveling from Agartala to
Sealdah near New Jalpaiguri, at around 9am on Monday, causing some of its coaches to derail. At
the time of writing of the report, North East Frontier Railway officials confirmed that 25 people had
been injured in the rail mishap. Reports also indicate eight casualties in the accident.