Nitish contributes Rs 5 crore for Uttarakhand flood victims



Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday contributed Rs five crore for relief work among the victims of the Uttarakhand flash flood.

A state government officer has gone to Dehradun with the cheque of Rs five crore on the instruction of the Chief Minister, Anjani Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary to the CM, said.

Kumar has made this contribution from the Chief Minister Relief fund, he said adding the Chief Minister has expressed his deep condolence for the victims of the natural calamity in the mountain state.

Hundreds of people from Bihar are among those trapped in the flash flood in Uttarakhand. BJP leader Ashwani Kumar Choubey is among them.

PTI