LUCKNOW: The Samajwadi Party (SP) today demanded a probe by a retired high court judge into the boiler explosion at NTPC's Unchahar power plant in Rae Bareli district which claimed over two dozen lives and left scores battling injuries.
"The news of the accident is deeply saddening. We demand that this serious incident must be probed by a retired high court judge," senior SP leader Ahmed Hasan said.
The families of the deceased should be given a Rs 50 lakh compensation, while those injured should get Rs 10 lakh, he said.
"Apart from this, we demand that the family members of the affected persons be given government jobs," he said.