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Sikkim CM PS Tamang Announces Housing Schemes For People Who Lost Homes In Flash Floods Recently

Chief Minister PS Tamang stated that the state government will offer Rs 10,000 to students who have lost their school materials, and an additional Rs 5,000 will be given if they reside far from home and need to cover rent expenses.

Sikkim Flash Floods Aftermath
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Sikkim Chief Minister PS Tamang on Monday announced two housing schemes for those who lost their homes in the flash flood that ravaged the northern part of the Himalayan state.

The state government will also provide Rs 10,000 each to students who lost their school materials and Rs 5,000 more if they live on rent far from home, Tamang said.

 The flash flood, which was triggered by a cloudburst in the early hours of October 4, has left at least 38 people dead and over 88,000 people affected.

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