Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister EK Palaniswami declared that his government will contribute Rs 10 crore to Telangana government after floods in Hyderabad and other districts of the state.
The contribution is being made from the Tamil Nadu CM’s public relief fund, according to a release issued by the Director of Information and Public Relations (DIPR).
Expressing deep condolence for those who had lost lives in the flood, Palaniswami said that they are sending blankets, mats and other relief materials for the benefit of the affected families.
“I also assure you that the Government of Tamil Nadu stands ready to render any other assistance as may be required by the Government of Telangana,” Palaniswami wrote to Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao in a letter.
Meanwhile, Telangana CM KCR thanked the Tamil Nadu government for the assistance and for expressing solidarity with the residents of Telangana, according to Hindustan Times.
“CM Sri KCR has thanked the CM Tamil Nadu Edappadi K Palaniswami for announcing Rs 10 crore to the CM Relief Fund and for expressing its solidarity with the Telangana Govt. and its people who are dealing with the aftermath of heavy rains,” Telangana CMO tweeted.
“The Tamil Nadu Govt has also promised sending blankets. The CM thanked Tamil Nadu CM, Government and its people for the generous gesture and for expressing readiness for any future assistance,” the tweet added.
Over 37,000 people have been rescued from Hyderabad’s flood-affected areas, while 33 people have lost lives.