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PM of India announces immediate relief worth Rs. 1000 cr for flood-hit Tamil Nadu

Chennai: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi visited Chennai today to take stock of the situation arising due to the devastating floods. The Prime Minister undertook the aerial survey of the flood affected areas of Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts in Tamil Nadu. He discussed the situation with Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Ms. Jayalalithaa. Later the Prime Minister said, “I have seen the damage and misery caused by the extremely heavy rainfall. The Government of India stands by the people of Tamil Nadu in their hour of need. I have directed that Rs. 1000 crores be released immediately by Government of India to Tamil Nadu for immediate relief. This is over and above Rs. 940 crores which was released earlier.” Heart-touching Scenes from Chennai:
Rescue operations by Army in Chennai on December 03, 2015.
Rescue operations by Army in Chennai on December 03, 2015.
Rescue operations by Army in Chennai on December 03, 2015.
Rescue operations by Army in Chennai on December 03, 2015.
Rescue operations by Army in Chennai on December 03, 2015.
Rescue operations by Army in Chennai on December 03, 2015.
Rescue operations by Army in Chennai on December 03, 2015.
Rescue operations by Army in Chennai on December 03, 2015.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi announces immediate relief of 1000 crore for flood hit Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015. The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Dr. K. Rosaiah, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Ms. J. Jayalalithaa and the Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Shri P. Radhakrishnan are also seen.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi announces immediate relief of 1000 crore for flood hit Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015.
The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Dr. K. Rosaiah, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Ms. J. Jayalalithaa and the Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Shri P. Radhakrishnan are also seen.
An aerial view of rain hit area in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015.
An aerial view of rain hit area in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015.
An aerial view of rain hit area in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015.
An aerial view of rain hit area in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015.
An aerial view of rain hit area in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015.
An aerial view of rain hit area in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015.
Stranded people airlifted from Tambaram air base, near Chennai following heavy rains, de-boarding an Indian Air Force aircraft at Air Force Station, Palam, in New Delhi on December 03, 2015.
Stranded people airlifted from Tambaram air base, near Chennai following heavy rains, de-boarding an Indian Air Force aircraft at Air Force Station, Palam, in New Delhi on December 03, 2015.
Stranded people airlifted from Tambaram air base, near Chennai following heavy rains, de-boarding an Indian Air Force aircraft at Air Force Station, Palam, in New Delhi on December 03, 2015.
Stranded people airlifted from Tambaram air base, near Chennai following heavy rains, de-boarding an Indian Air Force aircraft at Air Force Station, Palam, in New Delhi on December 03, 2015.
Stranded people airlifted from Tambaram air base, near Chennai following heavy rains, de-boarding an Indian Air Force aircraft at Air Force Station, Palam, in New Delhi on December 03, 2015.
Stranded people airlifted from Tambaram air base, near Chennai following heavy rains, de-boarding an Indian Air Force aircraft at Air Force Station, Palam, in New Delhi on December 03, 2015.

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Sanjay Trivedi is honorary editor of Asia Times. He is senior Indian Journalist having vast experience of 25 years. He worked in Janmabhoomi, Vyapar, Divya Bhaskar etc. newspapers and TV9 Channel as well as www.news4education.com. He also served as Media Officer in Gujarat Technological University.

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