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Kerala CM makes personal contribution of Rs 1 lakh for relief

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

With facing an unprecedented rain havoc, Chief Vijayan, has made a personal contribution of Rs one lakh to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF).

Urging everyone to contribute generously to relief efforts, Vijayan said in a post that rebuilding the affected areas is going to be an arduous task.

The Chief CM had also asked everyone to express solidarity with the people of the state in their hour of crisis.

Meanwhile, Puducherry Chief V Narayanasamy today announced a relief assistance of Rs 1 crore to the government to tackle the situation arising out of floods.

He also appealed to traders, industrialists and others to make generous contributions to the Puducherry Relief Fund which would be sent to the government for relief works.

Twenty nine people have so far been killed in the heavy rains and floods since August 8 in the state and many homes damaged and crops destroyed.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 15:30 IST