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Continuously monitoring situation arising due to cyclone: PM

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi today said he is constantly monitoring the situation in various states arising out of cyclone Ockhi battering parts of Kerala, and islands and now heading towards

"Spoke to all relevant authorities and officials. All possible assistance is being provided to those affected," he tweeted.

He also appealed to workers in to focus on helping people across the state where the cyclone is likely to make a landfall.

"Our karyakartas (workers) should devote themselves to providing all possible assistance and stand shoulder to shoulder with fellow citizens," he said on Twitter.

Meanwhile Chief Minister called on the prime minister here and handed over a cheque of Rs 5 crore for the cyclone-affected people in and other states, an official statement said.

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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 16:50 IST