One instructor lifeless, three injured as workers room’s roof collapses in Ludhiana govt college


Reported by Aneesha Sareen | Written by Sanskriti Falor

A instructor died and one other was injured after the roof of the Authorities Senior Secondary Faculty in Ludhiana’s Baddowal village collapsed on Wednesday. A complete of 4 lecturers had been trapped contained in the rubble and had been rescued after the incident.

NDRF crew at at Authorities Senior Secondary Faculty Baddowal after roof of workers room of the varsity was collapsed in Ludhiana. (Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Instances)

Ravinder Kaur and Narenderpal Kaur, each English lecturers, had been within the college’s workers room when the roof collapsed. Two different lecturers had been additionally injured and had been rushed to hospital.

When Kaur, a resident of BRS Nagar’s Housing Board Colony, was taken to the hospital, she was declared introduced lifeless.

A number of college students had been additionally current within the college however all had been rescued safely.

Deputy commissioner Ludhiana Surabhi Malik ordered a magesterial probe into the matter. Talking to reporters, Malik mentioned, “The verification is occurring. It takes time for medical exams to happen and to determine the right state of affairs. I’m additionally ordering a magesterial inquiry into the matter. We are going to kind a correct crew to look into the incident to seek out out why this occurred and the way it occurred. We are going to submit a report back to the federal government.”

As discovered by the Hindustan Instances, the varsity’s building was outdated and dated again to 1960. Some restore work was underway on the second ground when a cement slab fell down on the primary ground ensuing within the collapse of the workers room’s roof.

SAD MLA from Dakha Manpreet Singh Ayali, who was current on the spot, mentioned, “Correct investigation needs to be run for such buildings in order that such incidents don’t happen once more. All outdated buildings and faculties needs to be checked by the federal government. Who’s getting this building work carried out? Is it the PWD or the MUnicipal division? An investigation needs to be carried out and strict guidelines needs to be made so it would not occur once more.”

Nationwide Catastrophe Response Power (NDRF) groups and police items reached the spot shortly after the incident. A number of police personnel had been seen attempting to disperse the group gathered across the college.



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