Odisha Govt contributes Rs 5 crore for Telengana flood relief
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced a contribution of Rs 5 crore as relief in view of rain and flood in Hyderabad and some other districts of Telengana, informed Chief Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy on Wednesday.
“Hon CM Sri Naveen Patnaik announced a contribution of Rs 5 crore towards relief efforts post floods in Hyderabad/parts of Telangana as a gesture from people of Odisha,” the Chief Secretary tweeted.
Hon CM Sri Naveen patnaik announced a contribution of Rs 5 crore towards relief efforts post floods in Hyderabad/parts of Telengana as a gesture from people of Odisha.@IPR_Odisha @CMO_Odisha @Naveen_Odisha
— ChiefSecyOdisha (@SecyChief) October 21, 2020
Floods have caused havoc in Hyderabad, while the state of Telangana is experiencing extremely heavy rains for the past few weeks. Many houses on the bank of River Musi have been submerged in floodwater flowing heavy downpour.
At least 70 people have died due to heavy rains and flash floods in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana, so far.