Cyclone Gaja: E Palaniswami tours storm-hit areas in Tamil Nadu; distributes relief material, assures victims of help

The chief minister assured the victims of all possible assistance. Palaniswami also inspected the repair work of the damaged TNEB sub-station in Kameswaram village.

Press Trust of India November 28, 2018 12:50:26 IST
Cyclone Gaja: E Palaniswami tours storm-hit areas in Tamil Nadu; distributes relief material, assures victims of help

Nagapattinam: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami on Wednesday visited Nagapattinam district, which was ravaged by cyclone Gaja, and distributed relief materials to the victims.

Cyclone Gaja E Palaniswami tours stormhit areas in Tamil Nadu distributes relief material assures victims of help

File image of Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palaniswamy. PTI

Accompanied by his deputy O Panneerselvam, ministers and officials, Palaniswami visited a relief camp in Vailankanni area and interacted with the affected people.
The chief minister assured the victims of all possible assistance. Palaniswami also inspected the repair work of the damaged TNEB sub-station in Kameswaram village.

Earlier, he held a meeting with District Collector C Sureshkumar and other officials to review the relief and rehabilitation works. He distributed relief material, including rice, to over 400 cyclone victims.

Palaniswami's visit was originally scheduled for last week, but his chopper could not land due to inclement weather. Cyclone Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam on 16 November. It claimed 63 lives and left behind a trail of destruction.

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