Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took an aerial survey of the devastation caused by the storm in West Bengal. Modi Amphan package was of Rs 1 thousand crore help to Bengal on behalf of the Center. He hoped that Bengal would rise again. PM Modi said that he is with West Bengal in this hour of grief. Also, said that Bengal is fighting two disasters together like Corona and Amphan.
The PM said that from the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to those killed in the storm, while announced Rs 50,000 to the injured. The storm of Amphanin Bengal has caused a lot of loss of life and property. Terming it as destruction, CM Mamata Banerjee had urged PM Modi to visit the state. Trees and electric poles fell on the roads due to the storm, while vehicles also suffered heavy damage.
West Bengal is fighting two problems, Corona and Amphan. He said that the mantra to fight Corona is to stay where you are. But the mantra of the storm is to shift to a safe place as soon as possible. West Bengal had to fight both different types of battles simultaneously. The Government of India will give whatever necessary help to Mamta.
PM Narendra Modi received by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on arrival at Kolkata Airport. The PM will be conducting an aerial survey of the areas affected by #CycloneAmphan. pic.twitter.com/efrNAog2Sd
— ANI (@ANI) May 22, 2020
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