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Rajkhowa announces ex-gratia

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT


Itagar, April 24: Aruchal Pradesh Governor J P Rajkhowa on Sunday mourned the death of two senior citizens due to landslides at Thongleng village under Lumla sub-division of Tawang district yesterday.

The governor announced an amount of Rs one lakh as ex gratia relied to the nearest kin of each of the deceased and Rs 25,000 each to all the seriously injured from his relief fund, a Raj Bhawan communiqué informed. “All the injured persons should be given free treatment by the state government,” he added.

Reiterating his appeal to the people and advice to the state government as the state is experiencing heavy rainfall, resulting in landslides and floods, Rajkhowa said that to avoid more such tragedies, the district authorities of all the districts should shift the people from all vulnerable areas and temporarily put them into suitable shelter homes till the situation improves and risk elements ruled out.

“They should be extended all assistance for livelihood including free ration, clothing, cooking utensils as per relief manual,” he advised. “Red Cross and other NGOs should also be involved in relief & rescue operations apart from State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), tiol Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), Border Roads, Army and State Police, the governor emphasized.

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