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PM announces Rs 1000 crore aid for Bengal; toll at 86

IndiaTimes Friday, 22 May 2020 ()
PM Narendra Modi on Friday announced interim central assistance of Rs 1,000 crore to West Bengal and Rs 500 crore to Odisha after an aerial survey of the devastation wrought by cyclone Amphan, especially in south Bengal, where the death toll was revised to 86 after government agencies were able to reach areas inaccessible for two days.​
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News video: Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi announces Rs.1000 Cr interim relief for Cyclone hit West Bengal | Oneindia

Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi announces Rs.1000 Cr interim relief for Cyclone hit West Bengal | Oneindia 01:01

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted review meeting in West Bengal’s Basirhat over cyclone Amphan on May 22. He was accompanied by Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. In the meeting, the PM announced Rs 1000 crore allocated for immediate assistance of West Bengal in the...

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