Chennai, December 9: After Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat on Monday extended its helping hand in the tough hour of Tamil Nadu by releasing immediate relief funds of rupees 5 crore to the flood hit Chennai.
In an official statement mentioned, “Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel directed the officials to immediately release Rs 5 crore from CM Relief Fund as assistance for people of Tamil Nadu from Gujarat”.
CM Patel has extended this assistance following massive devastation caused because of incessant rains and floods in Tamil Nadu, also reads the statement.
Tamil Nadu had faced the severe rainfall in last one week though capital of southern state is trying to return on track, now the interior and southern part of state is receiving heavy rainfall.
According to official sources, Tamil Nadu has at least faced a loss of more than 8000 crore and inundates has claimed more than 269 lives.
The airport, rail, road service is back on track after water receding from the Chennai however, the chances of Epidemic outburst is high due lump of wet things clogged on the road. There are also chances of spreading water borne diseases.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the last week of November immediately released 940 crore for relief help to Tamil Nadu, similarly, also in the early week of December PM Modi after taking stock of situation released more 1000crores to the flood ravaged state.