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Union Of India vs Harkesh & Ors on 1 June, 2018

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FAO 109/2017 & FAO 45/2018 Page 1 of 6
2. Harkesh and Savitri Devi (Respondent no.1 and 2 in FAO 109/2017
and appellants in FAO 45/2018) hereinafter referred to as ‘the claimants’
filed an application for compensation before the Railways Claim Tribunal on
the averments that on 29th August, 2015, Pradeep Sharma alias Sunny along
with his aunt boarded the train from Shahdara Railway Station after
purchasing a valid ordinary second class ticket; train was over crowded;
when the train started moving, Pradeep fell down from moving train due to
sudden jerk/jolt and push/pull of the passengers and suffered grievous
injury; the right hand of the Pradeep amputated; the hand bag containing the
clothes, money and railway tickets was lost during the accident; Pradeep was
taken to G.T.B. Hospital, Delhi and thereafter, shifted to Safdarjung
Hospital, Delhi where he succumbed to his injuries during medical treatment
on 6th September, 2015.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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