New Delhi, Awaiting DNA matching results to identify the bodies of the 81 people who died in the Odisha train-accident, many distraught families have been left with no option but to participate in mass cremation. For which the authorities had identified four possible places on Monday. 81 unidentified dead bodies of Odisha train accident will be cremated
In which Bhubaneswar is chosen and the last rites are expected to be held here. The move by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation came almost 11 days after the triple train accident at Bahanaga in Balasore district. 288 people died in this accident, most of which were difficult to identify.
Of these, 75 DNA samples have been sent to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory in Delhi for matching. Medical Superintendent Dilip Kumar Parida said that no further signs of decomposition were found in the bodies. Random checks are done daily to check for signs of decomposition.
The civic body is ready for mass disposal of these dead bodies, they are just waiting for a notification. Now everything depends on when the order comes from the system. Talking about the Satyanagar Electric crematorium, dead bodies piled up when there was a covid epidemic.
This place was the busiest during the epidemic. Officials have already informed the state government that cremation is expected to take place on any date after June 15.
If the need arises, mass cremation will also be arranged on this day. Officials said that what is against the preliminary investigation is that some work was going on near the accident site. One disconnection memo and one reconnection memo were received by the station manager.
They said, however, the technician actually overlooked the system, as the work was not completed, and manipulated the location box to receive a green signal for the Coromandel Express. The order also said that the level crossing gate, signaling room and telecommunication equipment in the station yard should be treated as relay huts and the key of the existing single lock would remain with the station master till the double lock system is adequately provided.
Relevant entries regarding issue and deposit of keys shall be maintained by the station master as in the station relay room, the order said. The order said, the proforma for handover and recovery of keys by the station manager on duty shall have a column, specifying that the premises for which the keys were taken by the supervising staff, have been properly closed and locked by them. has been installed.SS1MS