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Govt disburses Rs 1.05 cr to Kandhmal riot victims

The Government on Tuesday said it has disbursed Rs 1.05 crore as assistance among 35 families affected during last year's communal violence in Kandhmal district of Orissa.

india Updated: Jul 07, 2009 21:16 IST

The Government on Tuesday said it has disbursed Rs 1.05 crore as assistance among 35 families affected during last year's communal violence in Kandhmal district of Orissa.

Under the Central Scheme of 'Assistance To Victims Of Terrorist and Communal Violence', which came into effect from April 1, 2008, an amount of Rs three lakh is given to the next of kin of the deceased, a Home Ministry spokesperson said.

The Central scheme aims at providing assistance to the next of kin of victims of terrorist, including militancy and insurgency, and communal violence.