New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday mentioned that the nation stands with cyclone Amphan-affected West Bengal and Odisha within the hour of disaster and appreciated the braveness of individuals in each states.
“On one hand we are busy combating the Corona pandemic whereas on the other hand, we were recently confronted with natural calamity in certain parts of eastern India. During the last few weeks, we have seen the havoc wreaked by super cyclone Amphan in West Bengal and Odisha. Many houses were razed by the storm. Farmers also suffered heavy losses,” the Prime Minister mentioned.
“I went to take stock of the situation last week to Odisha and West Bengal. The courage and bravery with which the people of West Bengal and Odisha have faced the ordeal is commendable. In this hour of crisis, the country also stands in unison with the people of these two states in every manner whatsoever,” he mentioned.
In this hour of disaster, the nation is standing with the individuals of West Bengal and Odisha: PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat https://t.co/naMAaTZNjd
— ANI (@ANI) May 31, 2020
On May 22, the Prime Minister carried out an aerial survey of areas hit by cyclone Amphan in each states. He introduced monetary help of Rs 1,000 for West Bengal and Rs 500 crore for Odisha. (ANI)