Naveen announces Rs 5 cr for Kerala flood victims

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced Rs five crore assistance for the flood victims of Kerala.

“Chief Minister @Naveen_Odisha announced assistance of five crores rupees for relief and restoration of the damage caused by floods in Kerala and expressed solidarity with those affected by the extreme weather event,” tweeted the Chief Minister’s Office.

Notably, the number of deaths in rain-related incidents in Kerala has risen to 67. The Kerala government has issued a red alert across the state.