There is no doubt that the social media is meant for spreading the word but does that really meant for spreading the emergency news too? You would also feel like asking this question when you will come to know what the Administrators and Ministers did when they come to know about the “Mahad Bridge Tragedy” instead of summoning the emergency meetings and calling over the phone they started exchanging this news over the social media. You will get shocked to know more such facts. Read the complete report here.
The Mahad Bridge Tragedy that struck on Tuesday night at 11pm but surprisingly the rescue operation started next day morning that is on Wednesday at 7am. Why was this delay? The reason is very simple. The ministers said to have been tweeting the news over twitter instead of summoning the emergency meeting over this.
Maharashtra CM taking stock of Situation from Airplane
According to the information made available from the reliable sources, the Maharashtra CM was made aware of this incident at 2am in the morning but instead of summoning an emergency meeting of the cabinet he was busy tweeting the news on the twitter. Another shocking incident that came to the light is the administration was inquired about the delay in action the media was told that the message was sent by them via email. Now, who the heck on this earth sends the emergency messages on mail?
The sources have also revealed that the State Cabinet Minister for Housing, Labour and Mining Mr. Prakash Mehta was not aware of this tragedy till 10am in the morning when the administration was trying to get in touch with him his mobile was out of coverage area till 9am. What more to say, this only displays the highly irresponsible attitudes of the lawmakers.
The CM of Maharashtra came to the accident spot at around 3pm with his associates and security to take the stock of the situation and later made an announcement of issuing the order of audits and magisterial inquiry into the entire episode. “I will issue an order of inquiry into this matter and will also do the audits of all the old bridges in the state to make sure that they are in proper conditions,” said Mr. Fadanvis, CM of Maharashtra. It looks like he was waiting to give these orders only after the tragedy strikes?
Spoke to Raigad SP & Collector about bridge collapse on Mumbai-Goa highway. Administration has rushed to spot for rescue&immediate measures.
More than hundred people have lost their lives traveling in the two buses and number of private vehicles (the exact number not known) said to be around 15 in numbers. There is a massive hunt going on from the morning but nothing has been found as yet. There are no accounts of a number of vehicles fell into the river and the number of passengers traveling in the two busses. The public representatives were not aware of this incident until next day while the CM of the state was Tweeting the incident instead of calling for an emergency meeting. Do you want to say anything over this? Who is responsible for the entire situation? Source: Various sources