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Amphan relief packages for Bengal, Odisha insufficient: Owaisi to Centre

Owaisi said that the Centre must work for complete relief and rehabilitation of those affected by the cyclone

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The Hyderabad Member of Parliament further expressed solidarity with both the cyclone-affected states and prayed for their early recovery.

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AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi severely criticised the Central government over "insufficient" initial relief packages announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for West Bengal and Odisha to deal with damage caused by Cyclone Amphan.

Owaisi said that the Centre must work for complete relief and rehabilitation of those affected by the cyclone.

"It is unfortunate that this cyclone has claimed and affected many lives and caused damage to a large number of houses. The Prime Minister has visited the states and announced Rs 1,000 crore and Rs 500 crore relief fund for West Bengal and Odisha respectively. This relief amount will not be

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First Published: May 24 2020 | 6:52 PM IST

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