Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses deep grief over the Dhanbad fire, announces Rs. 2 lakh ex-gratia for the bereaved families and Rs. 50,000 for the injured.
Dhanbad, Jharkhand, January 01, 2024 – In a heartfelt response to the tragic incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives caused by a fire in Dhanbad, Jharkhand. The Prime Minister, known for his compassion in times of crisis, conveyed his condolences to the affected families and wished a swift recovery to those injured.
Taking swift action, Prime Minister Modi announced a financial aid package to provide support to the affected families. An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs will be disbursed from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) to the next of kin of each deceased individual. Additionally, Rs. 50,000 will be granted to those injured in the unfortunate incident.
Deeply anguished by the loss of lives due to a fire in Dhanbad. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. May the injured recover soon.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The Prime Minister’s Office took to Twitter to share the empathetic message, stating, “Deeply anguished by the loss of lives due to a fire in Dhanbad. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. May the injured recover soon: PM @narendramodi.” The tweet also included details of the financial assistance, affirming the government’s commitment to providing immediate relief to the affected families.
This prompt and compassionate response from the Prime Minister reflects the government’s commitment to standing by the citizens in times of adversity and extending a helping hand to ease their burden.