– Accident happened due to more than 10 passengers in a boat with a capacity of four
– The boatman kept refusing, but the children did not listen, alas! If you agree, the accident would not have happened
Bhind. Fish. More than 10 children and people were on board the four-capacity boat. When the boat left Tehangur, a young woman started shaking. This was causing the boat to lose its balance. People standing on the shore also sensed the danger. During this the girl was forbidden to move. Meanwhile, all the children shouted and stood in the boat. This completely disturbed the balance of the boat and the boat capsized in the river. Due to this, the children in the boat drowned in the river and there was a scream among the people standing on the shore.
Accident happened in 54 seconds
Everyone happily crossed the river and came to Tehangur on Friday afternoon from Hilgawan village of Machand to eat Bhagwat’s Bhandara. In the evening, more children boarded the boat than its capacity. Other people were also standing on the shore waiting for the boat. When the boat reached the middle of the Sindh river after covering a distance of about 75 meters, the balance started deteriorating due to the movement of the girl. The woman standing on the shore called for a girl named Kallo to sit properly. In the live video of the accident found by Naiduniya, people were raising their voice on the 10th second sensing danger. The boatman was also being asked to return the boat. Meanwhile, there is a shout and in the 54th second the boat capsizes. Before the end of a minute, there is a shouting and screaming for Mother to save the drowned people when the boat capsizes.
Son drowned in front of father’s eyes
When the boat left Tehangur, 10-year-old Om’s father Subhash Baghel and Draupadi’s father Sukhdin Baghel were standing on the shore. About 10 people with them were waiting for the boat to return. Suddenly the boat capsized in the middle of the river. Seeing the boat overturning, 30-year-old Devendra Kumar son Rajaram Kumar, resident of Bada Hilgawan drowned in the river for rescue work. Malkhan, Devraj, Pawan, Kailash, Sukhdin, standing on the shore with them, also jumped into the river for rescue work. Subhash and Sukhdin also landed in the river. Maya Devi husband Dashrath Singh Baghel, resident of Hilgawan, Preeti daughter Chhotelal, Payal daughter Chhotelal, Khushboo son Sultan Singh, Ganpat Singh Kushwaha, who was driving the boat and children were rescued, but Om and Draupadi were not found. This brought tears to the eyes of both of their fathers. All the villagers searched again, but even after this no clue of both was found. The villagers informed the police. As soon as the information was received, Nayagaon police station in-charge Harjendra Singh Chauhan, Raun police station TI Narendra Kushwaha, Machand outpost in-charge Dhyanendra Singh Yadav left with the May force. The search work was started from both the sides of the river. Even during this, SDERF has been called if there is no success. Machand BJP Mandal President Mandal Vice President Dheeraj Goswami Golu has also reached the spot for help.
Two children are reported to have drowned after the boat capsized in the river. The team of SDERF is searching at night with the help of police force and villagers.
Shailendra Singh Chauhan, SP, Bhind