Patna: Nitish Kumar on Thursday said he would
donate Rs five crore from his Chief Minister Relief Fund to
his Sikkim Counterpart`s relief fund on behalf of the people
of Bihar for helping quake-hit victims.
"We have decided to donate Rs five crore from CM Relief
Fund to Sikkim CM Relief Fund for helping the quake-hit
victims in Sikkim", Kumar said.
He said he had also asked Chief Secretary Anup Mukherjee
to get in touch with his counterpart in Sikkim to find out as
to whether they required any special assistance from Bihar.
"People of Bihar now solidly stand behind people of
Sikkim in this hour of sorrow... Bihar will reach all-possible
help to the government of Sikkim for the affected people", the
Chief Minister said.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister B C
Khanduri has announced an assistance of Rs 3 crore to the
earthquake victims of Sikkim.
Uttarakhand government is with the people of Sikkim who
have suffered due to Sunday`s natural disaster, the Chief
Minister said in a statement here.