Amritsar Train Tragedy: Bollywood heartbroken, calls for better safety


Amritsar Train Tragedy on the occasion of Dusshera has shocked the nation. Bollywood celebrities like Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Farhan Akhtar and many others expressed grief and called for better safety.

Around 700 strong crowd gathered for Ravana effigy burn but the happy occasion turned into flames when Jalandhar-Amritsar DMU passenger train heading to Hoshiarpur from Amritsar run on the track people standing to watch Dusshera and in few second smashed many lives.

Celebrities expressed their condolence:-

Ajay Devgn: Pained to hear about the Amritsar train tragedy. Deepest condolences to the bereaved families.

Farhan Akhtar: Saddened to hear about the loss of life in Amritsar. Safety in public spaces has to be taken a lot more seriously. Deepest condolences to all families affected by this tragedy.

Anil Kapoor: A tragic incident that could have been avoided if only. Sending my thoughts and prayers to the families of the deceased and wishing a speedy recovery for the ones injured.

Alia Bhatt: The Amritsar train accident is heartbreaking. Terrible thing to have happened. This is just another example our extremely poor attitude towards caution and safety. Prayers for all those suffering.

The #AmritsarTrainAccident is heartbreaking! Terrible terrible thing to have happened..This is just another example our extremely poor attitude towards caution and safety.. Prayers for all those suffering ????????????????????

— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) October 20, 2018

Shekhar Kapur: Absolutely horrific tragedy. Heart goes to the kin of those that dies and injured. Let's not politicise this tragic event that has left more than 60 dead and huge numbers seriously injured... obviously there will be an inquiry later.

Diana Penty: Absolutely shocked at hearing the news of the train accident in Amritsar. I just cannot fathom how something like this could have happened. My deepest condolences to all the families that have lost their loved ones. Love and prayers.

Swara Bhasker: Thoughts and prayers for the victims of the tragedy in Amritsar and for their families. This is so tragic. Devastating news on a festive day. Strength to and prayers for all the affected!
 
Thoughts and prayers for the victims of the tragedy in #Amritsar and for their families.. this is SO tragic!!!! Devastating news on a festive day. ???????????????????????????????? #AmritsarTrainAccident Strength to and prayers for all the affected!

— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) October 19, 2018