Mulshi dam backwaters
Mulshi dam backwaters

Rs 1 lakh ex-gratia announced for kin of drowned TN students

ANI | Updated: Apr 28, 2018 15:44 IST

Chennai, (Tamil Nadu) [India] Apr 28 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday announced Rs one lakh each for the families of three students who drowned in Mulshi dam near Pune.

The trio, who was part of an excursion group of 20 students from ECS matriculation school, Chennai, drowned when they tried to swim in Mulshi dam.

In an official release, the Chief Minister expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased students.

"I immediately ordered a relief of Rs 1 lakh for each of the families from the Chief Minister's relief fund," he said.

The students, identified as Danish Raja, Sarvana Kumar and Santosh Ganesh, were all 14 years of age. (ANI)