Bihar bridge collapse: ‘Construction default, it collapsed last year also,’ says CM Nitish Kumar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Monday said that the Bhagalpur bridge collapsed because it was not constructed properly.

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that the Bhagalpur bridge collapsed because it was not constructed properly. He added that it had collapsed last year also. He also assured that the state government will look into it and take strict action.

“The bridge that collapsed yesterday had collapsed last year also. I have instructed officials to take strict action. It is not being constructed correctly that’s why it is collapsing again & again. The department will look into it & action will be taken,” said CM Nitish Kumar on the Bhagalpur bridge collapse.

He has ordered a probe into the incident of the collapse of the under-construction bridge in Bhagalpur. He has asked authorities to identify those who were responsible for the incident.

It is worth noting that an under-construction bridge collapsed in a shocking manner on Sunday. The visuals of the collapse have been captured by the locals. This is the second time the bridge has collapsed.

According to reports, the Aguwani-Sultanganj Bridge in Bihar’s Bhagalpur has collapsed. The moment when the bridge collapsed was caught on video by locals.

Also Read: WATCH: Under Construction Bridge Collapses In Bihar

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