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PM Modi announces Rs 2 lakh each to next of kin of those killed in Assam, Rajasthan floods

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Assam on Tuesday to get a first-hand assessment of the flood situation.

india Updated: Jul 31, 2017 12:59 IST
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Army rescue team evacuated 3 women, 2 of them were pregnant and one months baby during flood at Shivpura village in Jalore, Rajasthan on Sunday.
Army rescue team evacuated 3 women, 2 of them were pregnant and one months baby during flood at Shivpura village in Jalore, Rajasthan on Sunday. (PTI Photo)
         

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the floods in Assam and Rajasthan.

He also announced Rs 50,000 each for those seriously injured in the floods in the two states, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said.

The two states have suffered widespread destruction besides loss of lives in the floods.

The prime minister is expected to visit Assam on Tuesday to get a first-hand assessment of the flood situation.

First Published: Jul 31, 2017 12:59 IST