Rs 112 cr recd as relief for cyclone Thane
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Last Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 17:26
  
Chennai: A total of around Rs 112 crore has been receieved by the state government towards cyclone Thane relief.

State Ministers B Valarmathi and BV Ramana besides others, including Coimbatore Mayor S M Velusamy submitted a total contribution of over Rs five crore to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today at the Secretariat.

An official release said a sum of Rs 112.28 crore has been received to Chief Minister's General Relief Fund so far.

Cyclone Thane had battered Cuddalore and Villupuram districts of the state on December 30. Jayalalithaa had requested for contributions in the wake of the enormity of the losses caused due to the cyclone.

The Tamil Nadu government had also made a plea for Central assistance of over Rs 5,000 crore.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 17:26


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