Amarnath Cave incident: LG hails PM for sanctioning Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to NoKs of deceased

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha expressed his heartfelt gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for sanctioning ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh in favour of Next of Kin of all those who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident of flash-flood near Shri Amarnath ji cave on July 08.

The Prime Minister Office has also sanctioned Rs. 50,000 each in favour of persons who received serious injuries in the incident.

“I am grateful to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji for sanctioning the ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the families of those who lost their loved ones in the tragic incident of flash-flood near Shri Amarnath ji cave”, said the Lt Governor.

The Lt Governor also thanked the central government for extending the financial assistance of Rs 50,000 to the seriously injured.

Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board has already disbursed Rs 4 Lakh each to the next of kin of deceased.

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