The death toll Jammu & Kashmir have risen to a 150 from 50 more fatalities reported from various districts of the state. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has intensified the relief efforts by announcing Rs 1000 crore for the aid of the pummeled state.
Modi said, “I would like to assure the people of the state that it’s not their crisis alone. It’s a crisis for the whole country”. He added, “An additional special project assistance of Rs 1,000 crore will be made available by the government to the state for flood relief and rehabilitation. More assistance would be provided if required, after a survey of the situation.” Kiran Kidwai – International Desk, NMTV