Kollam fire accident: PM Narendra Modi announces compensation

By: |
New Delhi | Updated: April 10, 2016 11:42:29 AM

Kollam fire accident: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced Rs two lakh each as compensation for the next of the kin of the dead in Kollam temple fire in which more than 80 people have been killed.

Kollam fire accidentKollam fire accident: Prime Minister Narendra Modi also decided to visit the temple town for taking stock of the situation and meet the injured. (ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced Rs two lakh each as compensation for the next of the kin of the dead in Kollam temple fire in which more than 80 people have been killed.

He also announced Rs 50,000 each for the injured in the tragedy that occurred early this morning in Puttingal Devi Temple near Kollam town.

Expressing deep anguish and shock over the disaster, he directed the Indian Air Force to ferry the injured to hospitals in Thiruvananthapuram for treatment.

The Prime Minister also decided to visit the temple town for taking stock of the situation and meet the injured.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE and NSE and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.