Himachal Pradesh bans Paragliding as two people die in accident
After the death of two people in a paragliding accident at Bir-Billing on March 8, Kangra District Administration on Thursday banned all paragliding activities till further orders.
Kangra deputy commissioner Dr. Nipun Jindal has banned paragliding under the Disaster Management Act in the district till further notice, informed an official release.
As many as two persons have been killed and one suffered injuries in the paragliding accident. The incident took place when they fell off a paraglider while taking off in Bir Billing.
"Two persons have been killed and one has been seriously injured after they fell off a paraglider while taking off in Bir Billing of Kangra district on Tuesday evening," Deputy Commissioner of Kangra Nipun Jindal told ANI.
The police have registered an FIR and the investigation is on.
The district administration has sanctioned Rs 4 lakh financial help to each family of the people killed in the accident," Jindal added.
Meanwhile, further investigation is underway.
-With ANI inputs