Amritsar Train Accident: Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Diljit Dosanjh offer their condolences

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On the auspicious occasion of Dussehra (Friday), a tragedy struck Punjab’s Amritsar as over 60 people lost their lives due to a train accident when they were burning the effigy of Ravana. Bollywood stars such as Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Farhan Akhtar and Diljit Dosanjh (who hails from Punjab) were pained by the accident and took to social media site Twitter to express their grief and offered condolences to people, who lost their lives.

Ajay Devgn wrote, “Pained to hear about the Amritsar train tragedy. Deepest condolences to the bereaved families.”

Alia Bhatt, who just landed in Mumbai after her trip to New York was devastated by the horrific Amritsar tragedy and wrote, “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.”

Soorma star and Punjab’s icon Diljit Dosanjh also expressed his views on this tragic incident.

“Deeply Hurt and saddened by the terrible train tragedy in Amritsar. Its heart-wrenching. My deepest condolences to the families of victims. My prayers with the affected ones for quick recovery.”

Farhan Akhtar also took to Twitter and wrote, “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.”

Swara Bhasker was also shocked by the unfortunate tragedy and conveyed this message on Twitter. “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!”

Veteran actor and FTII chairman Anupam Kher wrote, “The most painful tears are not the ones that fall from your eyes and cover your face. They are the ones that fall from your heart and cover your Soul.” #AmritsarTrainTragedy

‘Airlift’ actress Nimrat Kaur was saddened by the tragedy and posted this message on Twitter. “Immensely saddened at the ghastly tragedy in Amristar. My prayers and deepest condolences to all the affected families. Absolutely heartbroken. #AmritsarTrainTragedy”

Sonu Sood, who has portrayed many Punjabi characters on screen, was also in pain and said, “So disturbed to see the visuals of #AmritsarTrainincident 😭 have no words to express how sad is the whole incident. Mere negligence could cost so many lives. Wish it was not true. May God give strength to the families who lost their loved ones. Wish this was not true.”

Diana Penty said, “Absolutely shocked at hearing the news of the #trainaccident 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.”

The Amritsar train tragedy has shocked everybody and Bollywood, which shares a big connection with Punjab is trying their bit to ease the pain in this difficult time.

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