Chennai, Sept 11 (BPNS)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin announced a solatium of Rs 1 lakh each to the families of the victims who died in the road accident at Tirupattur on Monday early morning hours. It may be noted that 7 women from Perambut in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu who were on a pilgrimage to Karnataka met with an accident at Tiruppattur on Monday early hours when a truck hit the van in which they were traveling.
The seven women lost their lives on the spot while 10 others in the van including the driver were injured.
The victims are identified as M. Meena (50), D. Devyani (32), P. Saittu (52), S. Devika(51), V. Savitri (42), K. Kalavathi (50) and R. Geetha (35).
The Chief Minister also announced an amount of Rs 50,000 to those who are injured in the accident.
The injured are admitted to Krishnagiri Government Medical College Hospital. The bodies of the deceased are kept in Tirupattur government hospital for autopsy.