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MP government suppressed truth of Petlawad blast: Congress

Press Trust of India  |  Jhabua (MP) 

alleged Wednesday that the the BJP government suppressed the "truth" of the blast at in district in which 89 people were killed three years ago.

On September 12, 2015, 89 people were killed and nearly 100 injured after a massive blast of explosives stored in a building ripped through a crowded area in town.

Paying tributes to the victims on the third anniversary of the blast at Petlawad, about 40 km from here, state said, "The government has suppressed the truth of the incident...The people killed in Petlawad were martyrs."

of Opposition in Assembly Bala Bachchan said, "When the raised the issue in Assembly, then had said the inquiry report had been submitted. But the report has not been made public by the government so far."

of Opposition in the Assembly said Minister had promised compensation and jobs to the kin of the blast victims, but the promise was not kept.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 23:30 IST