Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister
Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday announced an aid of Rs 25,000 for each
family affected in the fire in the Garib Nagar slums here on
"I sympathise with 1,300 families who lost their
houses in the fire. The victims would get Rs 25,000 per family
from the Chief Minister`s fund, over and above the help
announced by the state government," Chavan told reporters here
after visiting the site.
A committee under Chief Secretary Ratnakar Gaikwad
would be set up to ensure that proper compensation is given to
the victims, he said.
A major fire in the slum in suburban Bandra had left
21 people injured and rendered over 2,000 people homeless.