West Bengal suffered losses of Rs 1 lakh crore due to Cyclone Amphan, says CM Mamata Banerjee | Kolkata - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

West Bengal suffered losses of Rs 1 lakh crore due to Cyclone Amphan, says CM Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
May 22, 2020 03:28 PM IST

After conducting an aerial survey of some of the affected areas and attending a review meeting along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Basirhat, she said that there is a need to work together at this hour of crisis.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that West Bengal has suffered losses to the tune of Rs 1 lakh crore due to cyclone Amphan that has devastated the state.

West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee said she has briefed the Prime Minister in detail about the post-cyclone situation in the state.(ANI file photo)
West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee said she has briefed the Prime Minister in detail about the post-cyclone situation in the state.(ANI file photo)

After conducting an aerial survey of some of the affected areas and attending a review meeting along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Basirhat, she said that there is a need to work together at this hour of crisis.

Hindustan Times - your fastest source for breaking news! Read now.

Banerjee said she has briefed the Prime Minister in detail about the post-cyclone situation in the state.

At least 80 people have been reported killed so far in the state due to the extremely severe cyclone.

Large-scale damage to infrastructure, public and private property was reported from North and South 24 Parganas, East and West Midnapore, Kolkata, Howrah and Hooghly districts.

The Prime Minister has announced an advance interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for the state after the meeting.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Thursday, February 22, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On