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PM sanctions Rs 2 lakh each for kin of deceased

Dec 24,New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed grief over loss of lives in Assam militant attacks and sanctioned ex-gratia relief of Rs two lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to each of the seriously injured.

An amount of Rs 86 lakh is being released to the state government from Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF), a PMO statement said.