The Web


 Latest News on mobile: sms NEWS to 7333

Home > News > PTI

CM tours flood-hit areas of Raigad district

August 03, 2005 17:54 IST

Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Wednesday toured flood-hit areas of Raigad district and informed the people that the government had decided to increase compensation from Rs 1,000 to Rs 5,000 for the people affected by landslides and floods.

The chief minister also visited hospitals where the injured have been admitted.

Several persons were killed in a massive landslide at Jui village last week and relief could not reach them immediately as the village was totally cut off from the district due to floods.

Terrible Tuesday: Mumbai copes with a calamity
Mumbai Help


7333: The Latest News on Your Mobile!

© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.

Share your comments

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Write us a letter
Discuss this article

Copyright © 2005 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.