Mumbai, July 18 (MNN) Over a dozen persons have died in rain-related incidents in Mumbai, following which Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his condolences and announced and ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of victims.
“Saddened by the loss of lives due to wall collapses in Chembur and Vikhroli in Mumbai. In this hour of grief, my thoughts are with the bereaved families. Praying that those who are injured have a speedy recovery,” Modi said.
He said that while Rs 2 lakh each would be given from the Prime Minister National Relief Fund to the next of kin of those who lost their lives due to wall collapses in Mumbai and Rs 50,000 each to those injured.