PM announces Rs 1000 crore relief for Bengal

Kolkata (UNI)

Announcing an advance assistance fund of Rs 1,000 Crore to West Bengal in the wake of extremely severe Cyclone Amphan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the cyclonic storm had badly affected large parts of the state.

Addressing a review meeting at Basir

Cyclone Amphan kills at least 72 in West Bengal

Kolkata (UNI)

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said at least 72 people have died in the state due to extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ Ms Banerjee said most of them died due to uprooting of trees and electrocution. Fifteen of the 72, who died wer