Cyclone Amphan kills 72 in West Bengal, brings life to a halt -Shiv Sahay Singh

Share this article Share this article
published Published on May 21, 2020   modified Modified on May 22, 2020

-The Hindu

Deaths have occurred in eight districts, including 15 in Kolkata; casualties were due to falling of trees, electrocution, house collapse; PM to take aerial survey; Mamata sets up 1,000-crore fund.

Kolkata: The death toll in Super Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal increased to 72, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday. Fifteen of the deceased were from Kolkata, she said.

Ms. Banerjee, who met senior officials at the State Secretariat to take stock of the damage, said she had not seen such a disaster in her life. “I haven’t seen such a disaster in my entire life. I will ask the Prime Minister to visit the State and see it for himself.”

Please click here to read more.


The Hindu, 21 May, 2020, https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kolkata/72-killed-in-cyclone-amphan-fury-15-dead-in-kolkata-alone/article31640766.ece?homepage=true


Related Articles

 

Write Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Video Archives

Archives

share on Facebook
Twitter
RSS
Feedback
Read Later

Contact Form

Please enter security code
      Close