PM Modi announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased in Belagavi incident

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo)
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Belagavi (Karnataka) [India], October 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed condolences over the loss of lives after a house collapsed in Karnataka's Belagavi and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the kin of the deceased.

"The loss of lives due to a house collapse in Belagavi, Karnataka is saddening. My thoughts are with the bereaved kin in this hour of sadness. An ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each from PMNRF would be paid to the next of kin of the deceased," tweeted PMO India.

Seven people including two children died in a wall collapse due to heavy rain in Badala Ankalagi village, Belagavi in Karnataka on Wednesday.

Earlier, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has also announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the deceased's families. (ANI)

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