Bihar News: CM Nitish, hurt over the death of 33 people due to thunderstorm, instructed for immediate help to the dependents
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is devastated by the death of 33 people due to thunderstorm and lightning in 16 districts of the state. The CM has expressed his deep condolences to the affected families. Along with this, instructions have been given to give an ex-gratia grant of four lakh rupees to the dependents of the deceased immediately.
Let us inform that due to thunderstorm and thunderstorm on Thursday, 7 in Bhagalpur, 6 in Muzaffarpur, 3 in Saran, 3 in Lakhisarai, 2 in Munger, 2 in Samastipur, Jehanabad, Khagaria, Nalanda, Purnia, Banka, Begusarai, Araria, Jamui, Katihar And one person has died in Darbhanga. On this, the Chief Minister said that he is with the affected families in this hour of disaster. The Chief Minister has directed to give an ex-gratia grant of Rs.4 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased immediately.
Early assessment of damage caused by storm and thunderstorm
The Chief Minister has also directed to make an assessment of the house damage and crop damage caused by storms and thunderstorms. He has said that the disaster management department and the agriculture department should provide assistance to the affected families at the earliest by making the assessment of home damage and crop damage assessment without delay. The Chief Minister has instructed the officials that if the traffic has been disrupted due to the falling of trees due to the storm, then get it started immediately.
Appeal to stay at home in bad weather
CM Nitish Kumar has appealed to the people that everyone should take full vigil in bad weather. Follow the suggestions issued by the Disaster Management Department from time to time to prevent thunderstorms in the event of bad weather. Stay at home in bad weather and stay safe.