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UP: CM Yogi Adityanath announces Rs 4 lakh to kin of 14 people killed in rain-related incidents

News Agencies | Updated on: 17 July 2019, 10:52 IST
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the 14 people who have died due to rain-related incidents in different districts of the state.

According to official data from the state government, 133 buildings collapsed due to rain-related incidents from July 9 to 12.

Among the districts that were affected by the natural calamity are Unnao, Ambedkar Nagar, Prayagraj, Barabanki, Hardoi, Khiri, Gorakhpur, Kanpur Nagar, Pilibhit, Sonabhadra, Chandoli, Firozabad, Mau and Sultanpur.

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Meanwhile, normal life has been thrown out of gear due to flash floods triggered by torrential rains in Assam, Bihar, Tripura and Mizoram.

The state governments in the affected states have directed officials to make adequate arrangements for ensuring relief aid to the affected people.

-ANI

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First published: 17 July 2019, 10:52 IST
 
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