South Connect EP79: Cyclone Gaja: CM Palaniswami sought 15,000 crore assistance from Centre

Nov 24, 2018, 11:23 AM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami sought an assistance of Rs.15,000 crore from the Centre for dealing with the destruction caused by cyclone Gaja in the state during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The cyclone that created havoc in Tamil Nadu's 12 Cauvery delta districts killed 63 people and left hundreds homeless. Mr Palaniswami requested the Prime Minister to send a team of Central government functionaries to assess the damage from the cyclone that had hit the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry