New Delhi: As Assam(AS) flood continues to ravage the state, PM Narendra Modi on Fri. declared an ex gratia of INR two lakh every to the next of kin of people who lost their own lives within the flood.
“PM @narendramodi has sanctioned ex gratia of INR two lakh every for the next of kin of people who lost their own lives because of floods in Assam(AS) from that PM Domestic Relief Fund,” Modi tweeted from his own PMO Twitter handle.
Previously within the day, he spoke to Assam(AS) CM Sarbanada Sonowal & reviewed the current status after the heavy rain & resultant flood. HE also ensured Sonowal of all central support.
The flood in Assam(AS) has said 33 live till now, apart from affecting about 15 lakh citizens in 21 of the state’s 33 dists, authorities stated.
The Assam(AS) State Disaster Mgmt Authority (ASDMA) authorities had previously stated that 18 people have passed away in Dhubri, Nagaon, Nalbari, Barpeta, Dhemaji, Udalguri, Goalpara & Dibrugarh dists within the flood from early last week, taking the state’s number of deaths to 33, awhile 24 remaining have been died in landslides from May 22.