Freak Accident Causes Death of Woman in Assam
The victim was on her way to the market to sell some vegetables in their own Tata Sumo vehicle when the incident took place.
KARBI ANGLONG: An accident took place in the Jirikinding Langsomepi locality of the West Karbi Anglong district of the state of Assam.
The victim of the accident was identified as Kadam Durongpi. She was on her way to the market to sell some vegetables in their own Tata Sumo vehicle when the incident took place. The door on the side of the victim somehow got unlocked and she was thrown out of the moving vehicle leading to her demise. Her husband was also in the vehicle when the incident took place.
Meanwhile, Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma requested on Thursday that the Education Department establish a high-level inquiry committee to look into the circumstances leading up to the tragic road accident in Jalukbari that resulted in the deaths of seven students from the Assam Engineering College. According to a press release, “In light of the tragic road accident in Jalukbari that claimed the lives of seven Assam Engineering College students, Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma today requested that the Education Department establish a high-level inquiry committee to investigate the events that led to the accident and the students' untimely deaths.
It should be emphasised that the Principal AEC, Jalukbari, and the Superintendent of the dormitory where the unfortunate students were housed would be requested to take leave until the investigation is finished and the report is reviewed by the government.”
It further stated that, “Further, Chief Minister Dr. Sarma directed the Education Department to form a new committee to tighten discipline, rules, and regulations in educational institution dormitories in order to prevent a repetition of any occurrence that could endanger the lives of the student community. The committee will also look into the tight enforcement of hostel entry and exit times, the complete prohibition of alcohol and other drugs on hostel campuses and inside of hostels, and the ban on staying outside of hostels for a lengthy period of time. The group will also make recommendations for how to foster a positive sense of community within the hostels.”