New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): The Delhi Government on Friday announced financial assistance of Rs 10 crore for Himachal Pradesh which was hit by heavy rains and landslides, the Chief Minister Office (CMO) said.
Earlier on September 20, the Himachal Pradesh Assembly passed a resolution demanding the Union government to declare destruction caused by recent heavy rains in the state as a "national disaster."The Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu moved the resolution Under rule 102 on the first day of the monsoon session of the Assembly for discussion.
The resolution was passed with a voice vote in the Assembly on Wednesday.
The Chief Minister said speaking to reporters in Shimla that "The Opposition is just playing politics on the issue of disaster.""If the opposition says that they did not denounce the resolution but at the same time they did not support it. We have passed a resolution for the relief package of Rs 12,000 crore," said Sukhu.
Earlier on September 18, the Himachal Pradesh government moved a resolution in the state assembly recommending the central government to declare the destructions caused by heavy rains in the state during the monsoon season this year a"national disaster."According to state officials, Himachal Pradesh has incurred a loss of Rs. 12000 crores in the rain-induced calamities during the monsoon this year so far. (ANI)