Aug 16: All fourteen passengers were killed on Friday when their auto-rickshaw collided with a road transport bus near a village in Kheda district, police said.
The accident took place when the rickshaw the victims were travelling in collided with the bus, coming from opposite direction on Nadiad-Mahemdavad highway near Andhaj village, Kheda Deputy Superintendent of Police Makrand Chauhan said.
Ten passengers and the rickshaw driver died on the spot while two were immediately rushed to Ahmedabad Civil Hospital and another was admitted to Nadiad Civil Hospital in a serious condition.
The injured trio later succumbed to their injuries increasing the death toll to 14, Chauhan said.
The deceased, mostly from Devki Vansol village of Kheda, were identified as Arvind Parmar (25), Dinesh Parmar (54), Ravji Parmar(35), Manu Parmar(35), Mangal Parmar(25), Raiji Jhala (26), Saroj Vaghela (35), herLucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday charged Congress-led UPA government with tabling Food Security Bill and approving the creation of Telangana state with an eye on next year’s Lok Sabha polls.
“Congress is doing vote bank politics and is afraid of facing Lok Sabha polls… This is the reason, it has brought Food Security Bill and has decided on carving out Telangana state,” he told a meeting of party backward cell at SP headquarters here.
“Despite all these gimmicks, neither Congress nor BJP would be able to form the next government at the Centre.
Third forces in the country are becoming powerful and SP is the biggest party among them…
And without SP nobody would be able to form the government,” said Yadav, whose party supports the UPA from outside.
He also said that the strength of regional forces in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Maharashtra would be enhanced after the Lok Sabha polls.
On Congress’ decision to grant Telangana statehood, Yadav said this creation of smaller states would only aggravate problems and help the Naxals to spread their roots.
brother Thakor Vaghela (25), Alkesh Barot(30) his son Yash Barot(10), Sunil Rathod (20), Mahesh Solanki(23), Bhupendra Parmar(25) and Pratap Parmar (20).