TN CM gives Rs 5 crore to Kerala for flood relief

TN CM gives Rs 5 crore to Kerala for flood relief

As a token of the support and solidarity of the Government and people of Tamil Nadu with the Government and people of Kerala in their hour of need since they are suffering from floods, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said he has ordered the immediate contribution of a sum of Rs five crore from the Chief Minster’s Public Relief Fund to
the Government of Kerala.

In a statement, he said the heavy rains and unprecedented floods in certain districts of Kerala have caused extensive damage to property and have taken toll of lives.

This has also caused untold suffering to the people of the State of Kerala, he said and added: “On behalf of the State Government and people of Tamil Nadu, I convey my heartfelt condolences to the family members of all those who have lost their lives in the rains and floods.”

The State of Kerala is faced with the arduous task of
ensuring immediate rescue, relief and rehabilitation measures for the flood ravaged areas and reconstruction of the devastated areas in the coming days, Palaniswami said.

“As a token of the support and solidarity of the Government and people of Tamil Nadu with the Government and people of Kerala in their hour of need, I have ordered the immediate contribution of a sum of Rs.5 crore from the Chief Minster’s Public Relief Fund to the Government of Kerala,” he said.

He added: “The Government of Tamil Nadu stands ready to render any other assistance as may be required by the Government of Kerala.”