Negligence or Incompetence of Government: 6 Bridge Collapses in Bihar Within 13 Days Demand Answers

In recent 13 days over 6 bridges has collapsed. After which CM Nitish Kumar has formed a urgent committee
Negligence or Incompetence of Government: 6 Bridge Collapses in Bihar Within 13 Days Demand Answers
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Just a few days ago, on June 22, a bridge over the Gandak canal in Siwan, East Champaran, collapsed. This bridge, which connected Maharajganj and Daronda blocks, was 34 years old. On the same night of June 22, an under-construction bridge collapsed in Amawara , Ghodasahan Prakhand of East champaran. This bridge was being built on the road leading from Amawa to Chainpur station. The upper part of the bridge had collapsed in the evening, and by nightfall, it had completely collapsed.

Earlier, on June 18, news emerged of another under-construction bridge collapsing in Sikti Prakhand of Araria district. This bridge was being built to connect Sikti and Kursakanta blocks of Araria.

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Negligence or Incompetence of Government: 6 Bridge Collapses in Bihar Within 13 Days Demand Answers

After these incidents came to light, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar formed committees to identify the reasons behind these bridge collapses. A committee member stated that the causes behind these incidents could be categorized into three types: natural, man-made, and geo-technical.

He further explained that “Rivers In Bihar are notorious” for changing their course. It’s important to carefully assess their water flow, height, and current. In the state, bridge locations are often determined more by political considerations, land availability, and connectivity rather than engineering principles, increasing the risk of accidents.

There is a Big Question on the face of CM Nitish Kumar that was all the manifesto which we seen during election are just a bluff or really the government will do something for the development of bihar…

It's notable that several Incidents of building collapses and road damage have been reported across the country amidst the first monsoon rains. While bridge collapses are not uncommon in Bihar, it is unprecedented that six bridges collapsed within just 13 days.

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