Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin (Photo/Twitter)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin (Photo/Twitter)

Tamil Nadu CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for kins of those who died in fire accident in Kallakurichi

ANI | Updated: Oct 27, 2021 04:26 IST


Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 27 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin announced ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the family members of the people who died in the fire accident at a firecracker shop in the Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu.
He also announced Rs 1 lakh to those wounded and undergoing treatment in intensive care ward.
"I was deeply saddened to learn that five people were killed in a fire at a firecracker shop in Sankarapuram, Kallakurichi district. Rs 5 lakh each for the victims; Rs 1 lakh each for those in intensive care would be delivered from the #CMRF fund," tweeted the Chief Minister.

Five people lost their lives after a firecracker shop in Sankarapuram town of Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu caught fire on Tuesday evening.
District Collector PN Sridhar, said, "Five people were killed in fire at a firecracker shop in Sankarapuram town of Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu."

Further probe in the matter is underway. (ANI)

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