Press Esc to close
Wednesday 27 August 2014
News updated at 2:16 PM IST
Weather
Max: 28°C
Min : 20.2°C
In Bangalore
Generally cloudy
Breaking News

PM to visit Muzaffarnagar on Monday

New Delhi, Sep 14, 2013, (PTI) :

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh on Monday for an on-the-spot assessment in the district that witnessed deadly communal riots about a week ago.

The Prime Minister will take stock of the situation during the visit, PMO sources said here today.

He is expected to discuss the situation with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the wake of riots that have claimed 47 lives so far and may visit hospitals where the injured are admitted.


Singh had condemned the violence and expressed his deep anguish over the loss of lives. He had talked to the Chief Minister and assured all required help from the Centre in dealing with the situation.

Singh also has sanctioned Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 each for the seriously injured in the clashes from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund.

Against the backdrop of riots in Muzaffarnagar, the Centre has convened a meeting of National Integration Council (NIC) on September 23 that is expected to focus on communal harmony and related aspects.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Children dressed as Mother Teresa offer prayers on the occaision of her birthday in Bhopal ...

Children dressed as Mother Teresa offer prayers on the occaision of her birthday in Bhopal ...

J Sreenivasan, Vice President, Sales, TVS Motor Company, at the launch of TVS Scooty Zest 110 ...

J Sreenivasan, Vice President, Sales, TVS Motor Company, at the launch of TVS Scooty Zest 110 ...

Kaiser-e-Hind, a rare butterfly species in Ziro in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh ...

Kaiser-e-Hind, a rare butterfly species in Ziro in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh ...

An Army jawan distributes food to people of border villages who are affected by Pakistani shelling .

An Army jawan distributes food to people of border villages who are affected by Pakistani shelling .

Sheila Dikshit after a press conference following her resignation as Kerala Governor in New Delhi ..

Sheila Dikshit after a press conference following her resignation as Kerala Governor in New Delhi ..

BSF DG DK Pathak interacts with a person injured in border shelling in Jammu ...

BSF DG DK Pathak interacts with a person injured in border shelling in Jammu ...

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangaswamy paying floral tributes to a statue of Mother Teresa ...

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangaswamy paying floral tributes to a statue of Mother Teresa ...

An Army jawan during an encounter with militants, at Kalaro in Kupwara district  ...

An Army jawan during an encounter with militants, at Kalaro in Kupwara district ...

Britain's Deputy PM, Nick Clegg at Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai ...

Britain's Deputy PM, Nick Clegg at Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai ...

Rabbi Holtzberg speaks before the reopening ceremony of Nariman House in Mumbai ...

Rabbi Holtzberg speaks before the reopening ceremony of Nariman House in Mumbai ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523