NAVEEN PATNAIK ANNOUNCES RS 4 LAKH EX- GRATIA
Dhenkanal,09/06/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday expressed grief over the death of four persons due to collapse of an old building wall in Dhenkanal this morning.
The chief Minister conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved families and announced ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased from the Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF) and free treatment for the injured.
Earlier, Dhenkanal district collector Nikhil Pavan Kalyan announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25,000 each to the families of those who died in the incident.
Four persons were killed and over 10 others sustained critical injuries after wall of an abandoned rice mill collapsed at Alasua market on the outskirts of Dhenkanal town.
According to police the deceased have been identified as Rama Chandra Sahu, Sangram Behera, Abhimanyu Biswal, and Tina Behera. All are street vendors by profession.