Amritsar train tragedy: Govt acts against 4 MC officials; too little, say victims' kin
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AMRITSAR, Feb. 24 -- Even as the Punjab local bodies department has acted against four Amritsar Municipal Corporation officials (2 now retired) for lapse in the 2018 Dussehra train tragedy that claimed the lives of 61 persons, the victims' families have expressed their dissatisfaction over the move terming it "too little, too late".
As per the department's recent order, secretary Sushant Bhatia and superintendent Pushpinder Singh have been debarred from getting any promotion for two years, while pension of former superintendent Girish Kumar and then inspector Kewal Krishan will be deducted by 5% for the same period.
There was also a fifth official (now retired), Kashmir Singh, who was chargesheeted along with the four, but he was acquit...
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