Port Blair, Nov. 16: Two youths of Tushnabad were killed in a road accident today afternoon after a bus of the State Transport Services, registration number AN01 E0040 overran them. The youngsters were on a bike when the accident took place. The boys were identified as Naveen, 17 years and Preetam, 18 years, students of Sr. Sec. School Tushnabad. Further investigation is in progress.

Meanwhile Shri. Ajoy Baragi, State President, BJP has expressed his condolences on demise of the two youngsters in the road accident. He has expressed solidarity with the families of the victims and has assured to extend all support to the family members.

Bairagi also wrote a letter to the Hon’ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands requesting him to issue adequate compensation from LG’s Relief Fund to the victims of the accident. In his letter Bairagi mentioned that the victims are from the Ranchi Community, who are considered to be backward in Andaman & Nicobar Islands and their families are also going through very bad times now.

He requested the Lt. Governor to consider the plight of the families of victims of the accident and requested him to issue adequate compensation in an expedited manner to the families of the victims.