Thursday, September 22, 2011

Gujrat extends aid of Rs 2 crore to quake-hit Sikkim

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sent a cheque of Rs two crore from Chief Minister's Relief Fund to Sikkim government, following the Sunday's devastating earthquake.

"We understand the condition of the people of Sikkim after the massive earthquake," Modi said in a statement today.

"(We) Have sent a cheque for Rs two crore from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling as a a token financial help," Modi said.

He said Gujarat had developed infrastructure for dealing with natural calamities, and it was ready to help if required.
"Having successfully managed a massive earthquake rehabilitation programme, Gujarat humbly offers its services to Sikkim," Modi said on twitter

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