New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to the kin of those killed in a fire incident in a building in Mundka and Rs 50,000 each to the injured. 27 people have died in this incident.
Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia visited the spot to take stock of the situation. The Chief Minister said, “A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the incident. A compensation of Rs.10 lakh each will be given to the families of the dead and Rs.50-50 thousand to the injured.”
Delhi Mundka Fire | Delhi government has ordered a magisterial enquiry into the incident. Families of the deceased will be given Rs 10 lakhs compensation while the injured will be given Rs 50,000 compensation: CM Arvind Kejriwal pic.twitter.com/MN6TmLPuiG
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He said the fire was fierce and the bodies were burnt to such an extent that it was difficult to identify them. “The Delhi government is providing help for the identification of the missing and the dead,” Kejriwal said. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain had visited the spot on Friday night.