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Open trauma centre in HP's BBN area, Shimla MP urges Nadda

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Asserting that lack of emergency led to loss of many lives in road accidents, MP has demanded that a trauma centre be set up in Baddi-Barotiwala-(BBN) industrial area of Himachal Pradesh's district.

During his meeting with at Friday, Kashyap requested him to open the trauma center in the area that falls under the parliamentary constituency and is touted as the state's largest industrial hub.

In a press statement issued here Saturday, the MP said he told Nadda that 66 persons died and 196 others were injured in 168 road accidents in the area in two years.

Of them, 41 died and 148 were injured in 121 road accidents in BBN area till November this year, he added.

The government has provided Rs 5.44 crore as compensation to the kin of those killed or injured in road accidents in the area, he added.

According to Kashyap, the assured him that his ministry was actively considering to set up the trauma centre in the area and a positive decision would be taken shortly.

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First Published: Sat, December 15 2018. 13:15 IST