Chandigarh December 7: Haryana on Sunday extended helping hand to the flood raged Tamil Nadu by announcing one crore rupees and flagging off trucks carryng relief material for the flood victim of southern state Tamil Nadu.
According to official statement, “Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal flagged off trucks carrying relief material for flood victims of Tamil Nadu from Mini Secretariat and announced to give Rs one crore out of Disaster Relief Fund of the government.”
Manohar Lal also urged the people of the State to go to haryanacmoffice.gov.in to contribute to the Chief Minister Relief Fund. He described the Tamil Nadu floods as a national disaster and said that people of Tamil Nadu have been facing many problems due to it.
He said that people of Haryana should help the people of Tamil Nadu in this hour of need. The Chief Minister expressed deepest condolences for those who lost their lives in this disaster.
As Panipat is famous for its blanket industry, therefore the government has decided that it would send relief in the form of bedsheets and bedding worth Rs 21 lakh for the help of flood victims.
The relief material would be deposited in the storage camp set up at stadium in Chennai. Transport Minister, Krishan Lal Panwar and MLA Mahipal Dhanda were also present on this occasion.
Chennai is restoring to the normal life on Monday after water starts receding and the relief from the heavy showers. Rescue operation is almost completed while the relief operation is still on by Security forces of country.
According to official sources, Tamil Nadu had at least suffered a loss of 8000 crore and inundates in Chennai had also claimed more than 269 lives.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had at least released immediate relief fund of 2000 crore. First PM Modi released 940 crores earlier last week and 1000 crore this week after taking stock of situation of Tamil Nadu.