UP needs 2000 crore for flood relief: Mayawati

Written by: Mamatha
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Bareilly, Sep 22: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati demanded for Rs 2000 crore from the centre immediately for flood relief operations in Uttar Pradesh.

After undertaking an aerial survey of the flood affected areas, Mayawati said, "Uttar Pradesh need Rs 2000 crore for flood relief operations. Of the Rs 2000 crore, Rs 1000 crore was needed for Bundelkhand and Poorvanchal (eastern UP) and the rest for Western UP".

She also said that if the centre did not release the money the state government would arrange for the funds out of its own resources.

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