Udupi, September 4: Minister R V Deshpande visited the victims of Kumta gas tanker tragedy who are presently being treated at KMC Hospital, Manipal on Friday September 4th.
In-charge minister of Uttara Kannada district R V Deshpande, announced compensation of Rs 2 lakhs to the family of the deceased and Rs 1 lakhs to the injured from the Chief Minister’s relief fund. He also said that he will try for a compensation of Rs 10 lakhs.
He said that he would discuss with the Chief Minster for the immediate release of intermediate compensation amount. In addition, he has also directed the oil companies to provide suitable compensation amount to the deceased, injured and the people who lost property in this tragedy, said Minister R V Deshpande.