Maha BJP offers jobs to kin of Mahad bridge collapse victims

Mumbai: The Konkan unit of Maharashtra BJP has offered jobs to families of those who had lost their lives in the Mahad bridge collapse tragedy.

A team of BJP leaders, led by senior leader Prasad Lad today visited over 15 families of the deceased in Raigad and Ratnagiri districts and offered jobs to the kin of the victims.

"Apart from the monetary compensation (announced by the state government), we on behalf of our party have decided to provide a permanent source of livelihood to the kin of the deceased," Lad told PTI over phone.

"We have arranged job openings for the needy in cities like Mumbai, Pune and Ratnagiri and they are free to choose their workplace as per their convenience," he said.

He said the jobs would be at par with government employment with all perks and facilities.

Lad, also Director of Mumbai District Central Co-op Bank, said that he has sought permission from NABARD to absorb few dependents in his own bank.