Delhi govt to provide education to kids orphaned in collapse
New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit
today said the city government will take care of education as
well as other requirements of all the children orphaned in the
East Delhi building collapse.
"Government will take special care of the children who
lost their parents in the incident. We will provide them
education, shelter and take care of all other requirements,"
Dikshit said after paying homage to the victims of the tragedy
at the Delhi Assembly.
Officials said 13 children were orphaned in the incident
and some of them are still admitted in hospital.
Seventy people had lost their lives in the building
collapse on Monday night at Lalita Park in Laxmi Nagar area
of East Delhi.
Over 60 families, mostly labourers from West Bengal,
were living in the cramped quarters of the 15-year-old
four-storey building where two floors were constructed
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