New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday expressed deep shock over the loss of lives in the recent cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district.
He also announced a relief of Rs.2 lakh to next of kin of those who died in the cloudburst and Rs.50,000 to those injured.
The prime minister has expressed deep shock over the loss of lives in the recent cloudburst incidents in Rudraparayg district of Uttarakhand, a statement from the prime minister's office said.
The prime minister has announced an ex-gratia of Rs.2 lakh each to the next of kin of each of the deceased and Rs.50,000 each those seriously injured, it said.
Close to 50 people were killed in two cloudbursts that occurred in Rudraprayag district last weekend.