Yogi Adityanath announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to victim's families who died in Uttar Pradesh’s rain-related incidents

  • UP CM 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

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

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

Lucknow: 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.

 Yogi Adityanath announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to victims families who died in Uttar Pradesh’s rain-related incidents

File image of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. Reuters

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

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.

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.

Updated Date: Jul 17, 2019 11:26:39 IST