Electrician killed at Namma Metro site

Electrician killed at Namma Metro site

A 24-year-old electrician, Anand Kumar, was killed in an accident at the Namma Metro construction site at Majestic station after he slipped and fell down, 25 feet below, from the environmental control system plant room on Thursday.

Anand was rushed to St Martha's hospital, where he failed to respond to treatment and died a while later.

 The matter is being investigated by BMRCL safety engineer and also the local police who have been informed about the accident.

Anand Kumar is a resident of Gorakhpur, in Uttar Pradesh. His wife and parents have been informed and the sub-contractor is making arrangements for their journey to Bengaluru and all other necessary arrangements in this regard. The BMRCL has announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 50,000 to the family to meet immediate needs. The electrician was employed by Tiwary Electricals, which is a sub-contractor of Blue Star Limited. The Upparpet police are investigating the matter.

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