PM Modi Announces Rs 2 Lakh Ex-Gratia for Families of Boat Tragedy Victims in Malappuram

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May 8, 2023: In a heartfelt move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for the families of those who lost their lives in the recent boat tragedy in Malappuram, Kerala.

The tragedy, which occurred on May 6th, claimed the lives of 15 people who were on board a boat that capsized in the Valapattanam River. The incident has left the entire nation in shock and grief.

In a statement issued on Saturday, PM Modi expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and said that the central government would provide all necessary assistance to the Kerala government in dealing with the aftermath of the tragedy.

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that he had spoken to Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala Chief Minister and assured him of all possible help from the central government.

The compensation amount of Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia is expected to provide some relief to the families of the victims who have lost their loved ones in the tragic incident. It is a small step towards easing their pain and suffering.

PM Modi’s gesture has been widely appreciated and applauded by people across the country. It is a reminder of his unwavering commitment towards the welfare of all citizens of India, irrespective of their region or religion.

In the wake of the tragedy, the central and state governments have also announced various measures to ensure the safety of passengers on boats and other water vessels. These measures are aimed at preventing such incidents from occurring in the future.

The boat tragedy in Malappuram has once again highlighted the need for greater vigilance and safety measures when it comes to water transportation.

Let us hope that the lessons learned from this tragedy will be put into practice, and that such incidents will never happen again.

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