Heartbreaking Accident in Badjar Village, Dindori District

In a tragic incident that unfolded late on Wednesday night, a pickup vehicle carrying villagers overturned near Badjar village in Madhya Pradesh’s Dindori district, resulting in the death of 14 individuals and leaving 21 others injured. The unfortunate mishap occurred around 1:30 am when a group of villagers from Devari village were returning home after attending an event.

Vehicle Overturns as Driver Loses Control

The pickup vehicle met with the accident as the driver lost control, causing it to overturn, according to the police. The villagers, who were part of the ill-fated journey, faced the aftermath of the accident, leading to a somber atmosphere in the region.

Prompt Response from Locals and Authorities

Local residents and the police acted swiftly to provide immediate assistance to the injured. They were rushed to the nearby Community Health Center for medical treatment. Dindori’s collector and superintendent of police also reached the accident site to coordinate relief efforts and extend support to the victims and their families.

Chief Minister Mohan Yadav Expresses Grief

Expressing deep sorrow over the incident, Chief Minister Mohan Yadav conveyed his condolences to the families affected by this tragedy. He announced financial assistance of ₹4 lakh each to the families of those who lost their lives in the accident. Additionally, State Minister Sampatiya Uikey is set to visit Dindori to assess the situation and ensure the necessary support.

Government Response and Relief Measures

In an official statement, the Chief Minister’s office stated, “Chief Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav expressed deep condolence over the untimely loss of many precious lives in a vehicle accident in Dindori district.” The Chief Minister emphasized the provision of financial assistance and directed the district administration to ensure proper treatment for the injured.

Ongoing Investigations and Support for the Affected Families

As the community grapples with the aftermath of this tragic incident, the government and local authorities are working closely to investigate the circumstances leading to the accident. Support and counseling services are being provided to the affected families to help them cope with the sudden loss.


The untimely demise of 14 individuals and the injuries sustained by 21 others in the pickup vehicle accident near Badjar village have left the community in shock. The swift response from locals, the police, and government officials reflects a collective effort to provide immediate relief and support during this challenging time. As investigations continue, the community mourns the loss of lives and strives to come to terms with the impact of this devastating incident.

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