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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Announces Rs 4 Lakh Ex-Gratia For Family Of Lightning Victims


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh for the families of the individuals who lost their lives after being struck by lightning in the negate.

As many as eight individuals Bihar died after being struck by lightning, three every in Sheikhpura and Jamui, and one every in Siwan and Begusarai districts, Chief Minister’s Dispute of enterprise (CMO) said on Thursday.

The floods in the negate be pleased created havoc, affecting more than 39 lakh individuals, with over 11 deaths. Darbhanga district accounts for potentially the most want of casualties.

Other districts declared as flood-hit areas consist of East Champaran, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Sitamarhi, Gopalganj, Saran, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj and Khagaria.

To this point, 3.16 lakh individuals had been evacuated and moved to superior places by personnel all for relief and rescue work, in conjunction with 21 teams of the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Power (NDRF), reported The Financial Affirm. The group alone has evacuated more than 7,800 individuals in the flood affected areas of Bihar except now.

Bigger than 25,000 individuals be pleased taken shelter in 19 relief camps and shut to 6 lakh individuals had been being fed at more than 1,000 neighborhood kitchens, NDRF spokesperson instructed the media.  

Moreover Read: Remaining Village Along LoC In Jammu & Kashmir Gets Electricity For First Time Since Independence 

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