Voices on the accident
PM Narendra Modi: In an early-morning tweet, PM Modi said he was "anguished... on the loss of lives due to the derailing of the Patna-Indore express. My thoughts are with the bereaved families".
Home Minister Rajnath Singh: Home Minister Rajnath Singh said he was deeply pained by the loss of lives.
Anguished beyond words on the loss of lives due to the derailing of the Patna-Indore express. My thoughts are with the bereaved families.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 20, 2016
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley prayed for speedy recovery of those injured.
Deeply pained by the loss of lives caused by the derailment of Patna- Indore Express near Kanpur. My thoughts are with the bereaved families— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) November 20, 2016
I pray for speedy recovery of those injured in the accident of Patna-Indore express.— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) November 20, 2016
MoS, I&B Ministry, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said sent out his thoughts and prayers to the affected in the hour of grief.
MoS, External Affairs Ministry, VK Singh: Minister of State for External Affairs Gen (Retd) V K Singh said sent out his heartfelt condolnces to the families of those killed.
Tragic loss of lives in Patna-Indore express accident near #Kanpur . My thoughts & Prayers with the affected in this hour of grief.— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) November 20, 2016
RJD chief Lalu Prasad: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief and former Union railway minister said he was deeply saddened by the incident.
Heartfelt condolences to the families of the bereaved. Our efforts are underway to rescue & aid all affected passengers. #PatnaIndore— Vijay Kumar Singh (@Gen_VKSingh) November 20, 2016
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi: The office of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter that the member of Parliament from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh was "deeply pained to learn abt the derailment of the Patna Indore express that has claimed so many lives".
Deeply saddened to hear abt loss of lives due to derailing of Patna-Indore Express.My best prayers& thoughts wth injured & affected families— Lalu Prasad Yadav (@laluprasadrjd) November 20, 2016
Amitabh Bachchan: Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan wrote on Twitter that he was saddened beyond words watching the visuals of the train derailment.
Deeply pained to learn abt the derailment of the Patna Indore express that has claimed so many lives.My condolences to the bereaved families— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) November 20, 2016
T 2448 - Saddened beyond words, watching visuals of the Patna-Indore train accident .. prayers for the hurt and bereaved ! pic.twitter.com/Bm7w68lAXP— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 20, 2016
Cricketer Mohammad Kaif:
Actor Priyanka Chopra:
Prayers for the bereaved and those injured in Patna-Indore Exp train derailment near #Kanpur— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) November 20, 2016
My Heart bleeds for the victims of the Patna-Indore train accident.. Condolences and courage to the families.— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) November 20, 2016