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PM Narendra Modi sanctions Rs 2 lakh to kin of each dead in floods in 4 states

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: August 23, 2014 7:35 pm

Condoling the loss of lives in floods in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday sanctioned Rs two lakh for the next of kin of each of the deceased.

Modi also sanctioned Rs 50,000 for each of the seriously injured from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund, a PMO statement said.

“The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the loss of life in the floods in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Assam,” the statement said.

Floods have ravaged Uttar Pradesh and caused damage in Uttarakhand, Bihar and Assam. At least 89 people have died in floods in UP alone.

First Published on: August 23, 20147:34 pm
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