In Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 16 people were killed and another four were arrested when a superstructure overpass collapsed.
The incident occurred in front of the Varanasi Cantt Railway Station  "Many cars are buried under the rubble heap and over two dozen people were injured in the incident, and the death toll could rise," a police officer said.
DG Singaporean Police DG (DGP) said that additional police units from neighboring towns have been sent to Varanasi to speed up the rescue operation.
Varanasi district judge Rameshwar Mishra, the rescue operations were in full swing.
A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team has also been dispatched to assist the authorities in clearing the debris and extracting the injured from the rubble. 1
Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has formed a three-member committee to investigate the incident. The committee was asked to present its findings within 48 hours, a statement by the Prime Minister's Office said.
Deputy Prime Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya left the scene of the accident shortly after the accident.
Regretting the loss of life, Yogi Adityanath said: "My condolences to the affected families, I have sent Deputy Prime Minister and Minister Neelkanth Tiwari to the site, and a committee set up to investigate the incident is expected to arrive in 48 hours . "
" Five NDRF crews (250 soldiers) with full equipment hurried to the scene of the accident in Varanasi, and a compensation of 500,000 rupees for members of those dead and 200,000 rupees for those seriously injured is distributed, "he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his tweet, bemoaned the death and said: "Very saddened by the loss of life due to the collapse of a Varanasi overpass transfer, I pray that the wounded will soon recover." Spoke the officials and ask them all
"I spoke with Uttar Pradesh's chief minister Yogi Adityanath about the collapse of a Varanasi development, and the government of Uttar Pradesh is watching the situation closely and working on-site to help those affected help, "he said.