Muzaffarnagar riots: Akhilesh directs officials to give free treatment for injured

The Chief Minister asked the officials to be in touch with those affected and prepare a list of those whose houses had been damaged in the violence so that financial assistance could be provided to them.

hidden September 11, 2013 15:43:49 IST
Muzaffarnagar riots: Akhilesh directs officials to give free treatment for injured

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today directed the commissioner and district magistrate of Muzaffarnagar to make prompt arrangements for free medical treatment of those injured in the violence.

The Chief Minister asked the officials to be in touch with those affected and prepare a list of those whose houses had been damaged in the violence so that financial assistance could be provided to them, an official spokesman said here.

Muzaffarnagar riots Akhilesh directs officials to give free treatment for injured

Representational image. AP

Akhilesh had earlier announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh to kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 to those critically injured in the violence.

The commissioner and district magistrate had been asked to follow these directives strictly, the spokesman added.

A total of 40 people have died in the clashes in Muzaffarnagar district and adjoining towns.

PTI

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