World has stood by India: Jaishankar over condolence by world leaders on Train accident

S Jaishankar says world supports India over condolences from world leaders. Photo Credit: Google

India: The world’s attention is on India as recently on June 2 a very unfortunate incident happened in Odisha where three trains got into an accident. Meanwhile, S Jaishankar who is in Namibia in a speech highlighted how the world has stood by our side. He expressed his pleasure on receiving out pouring support from several countries globally. While he was addressing the Indian diaspora in Namibia, he highlighted how the world is connected with India and the world wants to help India, stand by it in all times.

World has stood by our side: S Jaishankar

“I want to tell you that People from all over the world, which also includes Foreign Minister of Namibia, have expressed their solidarity and have sent us sympathy over the tragic accident that happened earlier in Odisha. Even I have received many messages from many Foreign Ministers as well as friends around the globe. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also received them. This is an example of how today’s world has become globalised and is connected with India. The world felt the need to stay by the side of India in such hard times”, he said.

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Condolences from world leaders

The three trains accident that happened in Odisha on June 2 took the life of more than 280 people. Leaders from all over the world offered condolences to the families who were left behind. Condolences were poured in from Turkish president, UN chief and Pope Francis. Turkey president shared a message and said on behalf of me and my nation, I offer my condolences to all the families of those who have lost their lives in the train accident in Odisha, India. I also wish a speedy recovery to the injured. As Türkiye, we stand by India to heal the wounds”.

UN Chief Antonio Guterres also shared a message in which he said “Deep condolences to the families of the victim as well as the people and government of India.” Meanwhile, Pope Francis said “My prayer goes to the many victims of the train accident that occurred 2 days ago (June 2) in India. I express my closeness to the injured and their families”. Other than them many other country leaders have prayer for the victims family. This train accident will go in the Indian history as one of the deadliest. Where three trains got involved in accident. The three trains to war Bengaluru-Howrah super fast express, Coromandel Express and a goods train. More than 1000 people have been injured.