Centre disburses Rs 1.05 crore to Kandhamal riot victims

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New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The Government provided Rs 1.05 crore to 35 families, which lost one of their kin in the aftermath of the communal violence in August and September 2008 in Kandhmal district of Orissa.

"The Central Scheme of Assistance To Victims Of Terrorist And Communal Violence, which came into effect from April 1, 2008, aims at providing assistance to the Next of Kin (NoK) of victims of terrorist (including militancy and insurgency) and communal violence. Under the Scheme, an amount of Rs. 3 lakh is given to the NoK of the deceased victims," a home ministry spokesperson said.

The Central scheme aims at providing assistance to the next of kin of victims of terrorist, including militancy and insurgency, and communal violence. (ANI)

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