New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the deaths in a house collapse in Karnataka’s Belagavi district and announced compensation for the kin of the dead and the injured. Seven members of a family were killed when a house collapsed following heavy rains in Belagavi district’s Badal-Unkalgi village on Wednesday. Two girls were also among those who died, whose age was about eight years.
According to a tweet issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, Modi said, ‘Saddened by the deaths due to house collapse in Belagavi, Karnataka. In this hour of grief, my condolences are with the family of the victim. He said that Rs 2 lakh each will be given to the next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each to the injured from the Prime Minister’s National Disaster Fund (PMNRF).
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7 people died
Seven people of the same family were killed when a house collapsed after heavy rain on Wednesday. Sources said that out of the seven, five died on the spot and two on the way to the hospital. He said that two girls were also among those who died, whose age was about eight years.
Basavaraj Bommai expressed grief over the incident
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai expressed grief over the incident and announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the victims. Bommai directed the district in-charge minister Govind Karjol to visit the spot on Thursday and the deputy commissioner of the district to take all necessary steps.
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