The Prime Minister’s Office said in a tweet that Modi sought urgent mobilisation of teams for rescue ops during his call with Patel.
PM @narendramodi spoke to Gujarat CM @Bhupendrapbjp and other officials regarding the mishap in Morbi. He has sough… https://t.co/vkCSGpopeL
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) 1667138468000
The prime minister also announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the next of the kin of the dead.
PM @narendramodi has announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh from PMNRF for the next of kin of each of those who lost… https://t.co/Ab6yegLddG
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) 1667139878000
President Droupadi Murmu also tweeted to say her thoughts and prayers are with the affected people.
The tragedy in Morbi, Gujarat has left me worried. My thoughts and prayers are with the affected people. Relief and… https://t.co/5WuXjdrH88
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) 1667142154000
Union home minister Amit Shah spoke to Gujarat home minister Harsh Sanghavi and other officials regarding the accident.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh also expressed condolences for the bereaved families.
Extremely saddened by the loss of lives in this tragedy. My condolences to the bereaved families who have lost thei… https://t.co/I2HsFYVkpw
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) 1667142551000
Newly elected Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge expressed sadness over the accident and instructed his party workers to extend all possible help in relief and rescue.
Deeply saddened by the tragedy that has struck us with the collapse of the suspension bridge in Morbi, Gujarat.I… https://t.co/070m2lhgzs
— Mallikarjun Kharge (@kharge) 1667144728000
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal also tweeted to say his prayers are with the ones affected.
गुजरात से बेहद दुःखद खबर मिल रही है। मोरबी में ब्रिज टूट जाने से कई लोगों के नदी में गिर जाने की खबर है। भगवान से उ… https://t.co/87EwkT7FvZ
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) 1667138753000