Archdiocese of Bhopal pays tribute to DPS Indore students

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Jan 2018 11:20:11


Staff Reporter,

ARCHDIOCESE of Bhopal paid tribute, on Tuesday at Pastoral Centre, Arera Colony, Bhopal to students of Delhi Public School (DPS) School, Indore who died in a road accident.

Archbishop of Bhopal, Leo Cornelio in his condolence message said “As technology grows, value of human life is going down. We cannot compromise worth of human life with negligence of human being. We can easily bring halt to the sufferings of human beings when we worship our duty with reverence and conscious. The innocent children lost their lives just because carelessness of the drivers from both the directions.” He asked people to grow with duty filled divinity to spread fragrance of peace and love. He prayed for innocent children for their eternal rest, extending his deep heartfelt sympathy to the parents of the victims. He also prayed for the speedy recovery of injured children along with fathers, sisters, pastors and laity from different Churches.

The prayer service started with a ‘bhajan’ to provoke the spirit of solidarity with victims of the incident that took place on the Bicholi Hapsi over bridge on Kanadiya by pass at 4 pm on January 5. Four students and a bus driver of DPS Indore were killed and nine people, including eight students and a bus conductor, sustained serious injuries after their bus collided head-on with a truck in Indore.

Fr Maria Stephen, PRO of the Archdiocese requested schools authorities to give proper motivational training to the teaching and non-teaching staff, to bring value of human lives to their consciousness, which may enhance quality of their service with a sense of belongingness.