CM orders inquiry in Timber Trail Cable car incident
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur visited Timber Trail Parwanoo in district Solan to meet the tourists who were safely rescued from the cable car today. While interacting with the media persons present at Timber Trail Chief Minister said that the State Government is committed to protect the precious human life.
Chief Minister said that an inquiry has been ordered in this regard.
Earlier, the Chief Minister, while attending a program in Hamirpur, had telephonically informed the Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the incident and requested him to send the NDRF team in view of the safety of the tourists. The Chief Minister himself reached Parwanoo from Hamirpur after getting information about the accident. He took detailed information about this incident from the officers present on spot and the Hotel management.
Jai Ram Thakur interacted with all 11 people safely rescued and inquired about their well being.
He assured that appropriate steps would be taken to ensure that such incidents do not reoccur.
He also interacted with the hotel staff and team of NDRF personnel who played vital role in the rescue work on the occasion and thanked them for saving valuable human lives.
State BJP co-in-charge Sanjay Tandon, MP Shimla and state BJP president Suresh Kashyap, other BJP office bearers, Deputy Commissioner Solan Kritika Kulhari, Superintendent of Police Virendra Sharma, officers and employees of NDRF and other departments were present on the occasion.
CM orders inquiry in Timber Trail Cable car incident. Meanwhile, a video clip apparently taken by one of the trapped tourists was widely shared on social media in which an aged tourist can be heard saying that he is a diabetes and kidney patient and cannot be rescued by a rope. In the video, some other people were also saying that they were not fit to be taken out like this.