Patna Stampede: Modi Speaks to Manjhi
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, spoke to the Chief Minister of Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi, over telephone on Friday evening, and reviewed the situation arising out of the stampede in Gandhi Maidan in Patna.
The Prime Minister has condoled the loss of lives in the incident. He has sanctioned Rs 2 lac for the next of kin of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 for the critically injured, from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund.