KSG urges Centre to provide relief to Karaikal

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Puducherry, Nov 28(UNI) The Karaikal Struggle Group(KSG) today urged the Centre to provide adequate relief to Karaikal region, stating that the cyclonic storm 'Nisha' has caused a loss of Rs 500 crore.

In a message to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister Shivaraj Patil among others, KSG Convenor S P Selvashanmugham demanded Rs 300 crore relief from the National Calamity Relief Fund.

He demanded that the Lt Governor should be asked to constitute a Monitoring Committee consisting of the six legislators from Karaikal region to supervise the spending of the relief the Centre may provide.


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