PM Narendra Modi announces relief for kin of deceased in Belagavi incident

By Rajan Nath - October 07, 2021 11:10 am

Belagavi house collapse: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed condolences over the loss of lives after a house collapsed in Karnataka's Belagavi.

PM Narendra Modi announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the kin of the deceased.

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Karnataka: Seven, including children dead as house collapses in Belagavi district | Karnataka News | Zee News

"The loss of lives due to a house collapse in Belagavi, Karnataka is saddening. My thoughts are with the bereaved kin in this hour of sadness. An ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each from PMNRF would be paid to the next of kin of the deceased," tweeted PMO India.

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7 dead as house collapses in Karnataka's Belagavi district | India News – India TV

Seven people including two children died in a wall collapse due to heavy rain in Badala Ankalagi village, Belagavi in Karnataka on Wednesday.

Of the seven, five died on the spot while two were on the way to a hospital, the sources said.

5 dead, 3 injured in Belagavi house collapse | Deccan Herald

Two of the deceased were girls of age about 8 years, the sources added.

Earlier, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has also announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the deceased's families.

-PTC News