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Cyclone Nivar: LG Kiran Bedi thanks Centre for support to Puducherry

Kiran Bedi wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind expressing gratitude to the centre for its support to the UT administration in its preparedness to face cyclonic storm Nivar

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Kiran Bedi, Puducherry Lieutenant Governor
Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi

Lieutenant Governor of on Thursday wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind expressing gratitude to the centre for its support to the UT administration in its preparedness to face cyclonic storm Nivar.

"I express gratitude to central government for handholding of Government of in its preparedness to face the severe cyclonic storm "Nivar" that made a landfall in proximity to at Marakkanam of Tamil Nadu situated at a distance of just 34 km to the north of Puducherry," Bedi wrote in a letter to President Kovind.

"In line with the guidelines of Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) the agencies of the administration came together to take all precautions and preventive actions of evacuating people from coastal and low-lying areas, securing fishing boats to safety, establishing safe shelter homes duly ensuring COVID safety norms, pruning of trees and securing electric lines/structures," she added.

The Puducherry LG further said that due to the efforts of the various agencies there was zero loss of life in Puducherry.

Meanwhile, at least three people were killed while another three suffered injuries due to Nivar in Tamil Nadu.

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First Published: Fri, November 27 2020. 06:21 IST
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