New Delhi/Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives due to lightning in parts of Madhya Pradesh and announced ex gratia for the victims.
PMO tweeted, “Saddened by the loss of lives due to lightning in parts of Madhya Pradesh. The State Government will provide all possible assistance to the affected. From the PMNRF, Rs. 2 lakh would be given to the next of kin of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 would be given to the injured: PM Modi”.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister has also condoled the loss of lives. He said in a message: The news of the untimely demise of many precious lives due to lightning in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan is sad. I pray to God to for peace to the departed souls and strength to the bereaved families.